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Broughty Ferry RNLI look to recruit Lifeboat Management Group Chair

Lifeboats News Release

Broughty Ferry RNLI Lifeboat Station is looking to recruit a volunteer Lifeboat Management Group Chair to help save lives at sea in the local area.

RNLI/Nigel Millard

The volunteer role of Lifeboat Management Group Chair would help to save lives at sea in Broughty Ferry.

The volunteer role of Lifeboat Management Group Chair will provide local leadership to ensure that all functions of the local lifeboat station are co-ordinated, information is shared, and to develop a joint approach in representing the activities of the RNLI to the local community.

As part of this role, the Lifeboat Management Group Chair will hold regular meetings with members of the group to discuss all matters of the RNLI locally, ensuring that these meetings are minuted and agreeing plans of action for specific items as appropriate.

You’ll need to be a team player, with good communication skills and an interest and knowledge of the RNLI.

To find out more or to apply, visit:

Broughty Ferry RNLI Lifeboat Station was established in 1830 and was the first inshore lifeboat station in Scotland. During the station remarkable history, the crews have been awarded seven medals for gallantry, and launched over 3,000 times, saving 448 lives.

Notes to editors

· Broughty Ferry RNLI lifeboat station has been operating since 1830. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to:

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