RNLI Pwllheli welcomes visitors to its volunteer recruitment day

Lifeboats News Release

Volunteers at RNLI Pwllheli were on hand at today’s recruitment day to welcome local people to the Pwllheli lifeboat station to learn more about volunteering with the charity which saves lives at sea.

Volunteers and visitors standing outside RNLI Pwllheli's lifeboat station with the D class lifeboat in the foreground

RNLI/Elizabeth Perry

Volunteers and visitors mingle at RNLI Pwllheli's recruitment day

Around 30 volunteers from the shore and boat crews, and members of the fundraising team, chatted with members of the public about the volunteering opportunities at RNLI Pwllheli.

Tomos Moore, RNLI Pwllheli Coxswain commented: ‘It was great to see members of the community visit us at the station this morning with some signing up to volunteer with the RNLI. But, anyone who was unable to attend today are very welcome to contact the station for an informal chat about volunteering.'

RNLI Pwllheli is currently recruiting for a number of volunteer roles at the lifeboat station including lifeboat visits officers, fundraisers, shore crew and chair of the Lifeboat Management Group.

You can find more information about the roles and how to apply by clicking on the links below:

- Swyddog Ymweliadau âr Bad Achub / Lifeboat Visits Officer - Pwllheli - https://bit.ly/3IIm3pb

- Aelod o Gangen Codi Arian/Fundraising Branch Member - https://bit.ly/3sHxHLx

- Cadeirydd Grŵp Rheoli Bad Achub/Volunteer Lifeboat Management Group Chair - https://bit.ly/3IKKmCN

- Trefnydd Digwyddiadaur Gangen / Branch Event Organiser - Pwllheli - https://bit.ly/3Mngqid

The RNLI is always looking for volunteers for a variety of roles so if you would like to find out more please call RNLI Pwllheli lifeboat station on 01758 613848.

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The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.

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