Resources for volunteer managers

If you manage volunteers as part of your role, we have some useful resources to help you.

Group shot of male and female RNLI shop volunteers inside the shop. The team are wearing branded RNLI clothing and standing together by the shop till while smiling at the camera

RNLI / Nigel Millard

Here you can find useful resources, guidance, and toolkits to help you in supporting RNLI volunteers during all aspects of the volunteer lifecycle. Topics include recruitment, induction, ongoing volunteer management, problem solving through to when volunteers leave the RNLI.

Just download what you need below.

If there's anything you are looking for and can't find below, please contact the volunteering team.


Recruitment and advertising

Using social media to recruit volunteers

Selecting a volunteer

For information about how to nominate a volunteer for an Excellence in Volunteering Award visit