Quick ways to volunteer
Fancy volunteering but don’t have the time to commit to a role? We’ve got some quick, easy ways to support our lifesaving service.
We appreciate our supporters lead busy lives and can't always offer a regular commitment. So here are some ways you can get involved and volunteer when it’s most convenient for you. In return, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real difference to our lifesaving work.
What can you do?
RNLI Local Ambassador
Do you have a business near the beach? If so, you could help save lives by promoting some of our water safety messages. Be an RNLI local ambassador
Share your views
Sign up to join our Supporter View research panel and tell us your views on the work we’re doing. How to share your views.
Share your story
Have you ever been rescued by the RNLI? Your experience could help prevent a tragedy by inspiring others to stay safe at sea or on the beach. Learn how your story can save lives
Donate items to the heritage archive
Preserving our long and fascinating history ensures our story can be hold for years to come. Learn more about how to donate items
Share our messages
Share our beach safety messages with your friends, family and social media network. How to share our messages.
Street, store and event collections
Help raise money for the RNLI by volunteering to collect at an organised street collection, such as for Mayday, the RNLI’s biggest annual fundraising campaign.
Volunteering at our events is a fun and easy way to help save lives at sea. Be on hand to help the event run smoothly.
Join the RNLI events crew at a running event near you - cheer on runners who are raising money to save lives at sea.
Digital website tester
Can you help test our digital products to make sure they are intuitive, engaging and easy to use? Use your current skills and help make a difference by giving feedback on the RNLI website.