RNLI Shop Volunteer

  • VO85647


In this role you will help save lives at sea by generating vital funds as well as promoting the work of the RNLI to customers and raising awareness of key safety messages. We are currently looking for volunteers in Troon, Montrose, Campbeltown, Thurso, Fraserburgh, Macduff, Largs and Mallaig. If there is another RNLI shop near you where would be interested in getting involved, please get in touch.

You will be:

  • Interacting with customers, providing a high level of customer service and ensuring that the shop is a friendly and welcoming place
  • Operating the till (including end of day cashing up) and credit card machine
  • Alerting the Volunteer Shop Manager/Co-ordinator to any issues
  • Championing the RNLI, it's One Crew ethos and building its reputation in the local area

In return you will:

  • Join an inclusive and diverse organisation
  • Have fun, meet new people and join a motivated and enthusiastic team who are making a difference
  • Learn skills and gain experience to enhance your CV
  • Gain the satisfaction of giving back

Organisation aims and objectives

We are the RNLI: the charity that saves lives at sea. Since 1824, our lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved more than 140,000 lives. Volunteers make up 95% of our organisation - ordinary people doing extraordinary things - supported by expert staff, all working together to help communities at home and abroad save lives.










Frequency and commitment details

Minimum of two hours per week at a time that suits


Experience required: - Enthusiasm - Good communication skills and personable manner - Ability to contribute as part of a team - Confident handling money - Comfortable working in a customer service environment
Minimum age: 17


Training details: General RNLI volunteer induction training will be provided as well as role specific training at induction and on an ongoing basis.

Last updated 9 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.