Volunteer Zone

The Volunteer Zone is a dedicated area for RNLI volunteers. Discover resources, useful information and news to help you get the most out of your volunteer role.

Portishead Helm, Andy Weston, is standing on a beach on a sunny day, holding a wooden board made up of the words of the RNLI values.
Resources, guides and policies
Find useful resources, policies, presentations, and tips to help you share safety messages and raise funds.
Find resources, guides and policies
A Mersey class all-weather lifeboat is heading out to sea on a calm, sunny day. Two crew members are standing in the centre of the deck, facing the horizon.
Volunteer news
The latest RNLI news for all volunteers.
Read our latest news stories
A group of volunteers of all ages standing on a beach and holding a large RNLI flag. There are six adults of all ages and two children standing beside them, all smiling and laughing together.
Learning, wellbeing and benefits
Find information, support and development opportunities to help you grow in your role as an RNLI volunteer.
View the benefits of becoming a volunteer
A group picture of Lough Ree RNLI crew and station volunteers. The group is made up of men and women of all ages, some wearing crew kit and others wearing RNLI clothing – but all wearing RNLI wellies, Everyone is smiling as they pose for the picture.
Recognition and awards
Our volunteers are at the heart of the RNLI. Without all our volunteers - crew, lifeguards, fundraisers, education presenters, shop, community safety, museum and others – the RNLI wouldn’t be able to save lives at sea.
Nominate a volunteer
A portrait of a young female RNLI staff member wearing a Respect The Water t-shirt and RNLI jacket. She is facing the camera and smiling while standing in front of a beach on a sunny day.
Get in touch
Can't find what you are looking for? Get in touch with the right team to help you.
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