The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea
Royal National Lifeboat Institution, a charity registered in England and Wales (209603) and Scotland (SC037736).
Registered charity number 20003326 in the Republic of Ireland
With your support, we save lives at sea
We save lives by providing a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service,
seasonal lifeguards, water safety education and initiatives, and flood rescue response.
Education volunteers share safety messages and inspire young people
about how to stay safe in and around water and what to do if they need help.
Would you like to be part of a happy band of volunteers that are helping to save lives at sea without even
getting wet!! Could you respond to a call to action from a local school, youth group or event in your
community and deliver messages about the work of the RNLI and staying safe near water to groups of
Volunteering as part of the RNLI’s Education Team is an important role within the charity as we aim to
save the lives of young people through our fantastic education programme. A message given today could
be a life saved tomorrow.
Your role would be to engage with young people to deliver our vital water safety messages alongside
promoting the work of the RNLI to inspire and motivate the next generation of RNLI supporters.
Just as we give all our Lifeboat crews the right training and equipment to carry out their lifesaving work,
we provide Education Volunteers with all the necessary training and support to carry out their role
effectively. Education volunteers have access to a range of online learning materials, as well as
opportunities for one to one support from fellow volunteers and RNLI education specialists.
As an Education volunteer you will have the opportunity to meet lots of new people and develop your
skills in talking to young people.
After their first mission as Education Presenters our volunteers often say; ‘I feel like I am performing an
important public service and its good to be a part of that’.
Please join us in making a difference to the safety of young people.