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Volunteer Branch Member - EXPIRED

Job Title Volunteer Branch Member - EXPIRED
Contract Type Volunteer
Location Trossachs, Scotland
Job Published 14 Jan 2015
Contact Name Isabel Maclaren
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

Why the RNLI needs this role

This role will help us save lives at sea by raising income and support from the local community.

Potential time commitment: Flexible
Team: Fundraising & Communications
Location: Trossachs, Scotland
Responsible to: Community Fundraising Manager

  Comply with Volunteer Commitment
  Attend Branch Meetings and liaise with other branch members
  Suggest and promote ideas to help raise funds for the RNLI
  Be an active supporter of different events and activities throughout the year 
  Gain an understanding of the work of the RNLI and be a positive ambassador and advocate for the RNLI.
  Encourage and welcome a diverse group of new members/supporters into the RNLI  who can also become involved with events
throughout the year.

Measures of Success
  To be constantly mindful of fundraising cost vs. benefit to RNLI
  Promoting and upholding the reputation of the RNLI within the community

Training and Support
  Training to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided if required
  The RNLI will aim to provide opportunities for personal development in your volunteer role.

What you will get from this role
  Join a motivated, fun and enthusiastic team
  Gain valuable experience that will enhance your CV and set you apart in the job market
  Meet new people within your local community
  Satisfaction of giving back
  Gain charity sector contacts within a supportive environment
  Reasonable travel and lunch expenses covered

RNLI Values
The RNLI has set values as an organisation that we ask all our staff and volunteers to uphold:
Selfless: Willing to put the requirements of others before our own and the needs of the team before the individual, able to see the bigger picture
and act in the best interests of the RNLI. Inclusive and respectful of others.  Prepared to share our expertise with organisations that share our aims.
Dependable: Always available, committed to doing our part in saving lives with professionalism and expertise, continuously developing and
improving. Working in and for the community and delivering on our promises.
Trustworthy: Responsible, accountable and efficient in the use of the donations entrusted to us, managing our affairs with transparency, integrity
and impartiality.
Courageous: Prepared to achieve our aims in changing and challenging environments. We are innovative, adaptable and determined in our
mission to save more lives at sea.

Health and safety responsibilities:
To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of others with whom you volunteer, by reporting all potential and actual health and safety
matters including accidents using the correct procedures.

The RNLI is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and, expects all staff and volunteers to share
this commitment and comply with the RNLI Safeguarding Policy and Procedures to ensure safeguarding of children and vulnerable  adults.

If you are interested in applying for this role please visit our website:

Ref: EXPIRED - SH455 | Published: 14th Jan 2015