Deputy Chief Liaison Officers - Tall Ships Event Volunteer 2023

  • VO93669
  • One-off volunteering


The Deputy Chief Liaison Officers have a more specialised role that a Ships' Liaison Officer. They will be based in the LO Headquarters with the Chief Liaison Officer and will provide a support service to the Liaison Officer team.

Each of the team will have a specialist knowledge in a relevant subject and good local contacts to assist Ships Liaison Offices with information regarding repairs, supplies and other matters.

Deputy Chief Liaison Officers will ned to be be available from Sunday 23rd - Sunday 30th July 2023, and maintain a shift pattern presence in the LO Headquarters from 07:00 until approximately 19:00 daily form Tuesday 25th July

Organisation aims and objectives

Shetland Tall Ships Limited supports the aim of Sail Training International (STI) in its mission of experiential learning through Sail Training and in promoting international friendship and understanding. Through hosting STI's Tall Ships Races in Lerwick, we will further this aim by providing opportunities for young people and sustaining and growing the Shetland community. Fot the Tall Ships Races 2023, we aim to deliver a safe event promoting Shetland at its best to an international audience. In line with our Mission Statement, we have the following goals: • To provide Sail Training International with an exceptional Race port for 2023. • To provide Race participants with a positive and memorable experience of Shetland • To encourage active participation of young people in the event and ongoing sail training development in Shetland. • To promote Shetland as an attractive place to live and work. • To promote Shetland as a tourism and events destination. • To enhance Shetland's reputation for hospitality and quality products. • To celebrate Shetalnd's culture. • To reaffirm Shetland's capability to host major international events. • To make better connections with other seafaring communities. • To work together as a community to deliver an enjoyable and worthwhile event. • To maximise the socia-economic returns of hosting the event in Shetland.


Experience required: Need to be friendly, confident, able to work on their own if need be and enthusiastic. No specific technical skills required.
Travel details: Lerwick, mainly Vicotria Pier or Holmsgarth but with remote park and ride sites at Anderson High and Sound Schools.
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out of pocket expenses only. Meal vouchers provided.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet