Could you help Ilfracombe lifeboat? New fundraising chairman is needed

Ilfracombe RNLI fundraisers on duty. Picture: Neil Perrin

Ilfracombe RNLI fundraisers on duty. Picture: Neil Perrin - Credit: Neil Perrin

Help save lives at sea without ever getting your feet wet with a fulfilling new role on offer at Ilfracombe RNLI.

Ilfracombe RNLI all-weather lifeboat The Barry and Peggy High Foundation. Picture: Neil Perrin

Ilfracombe RNLI all-weather lifeboat The Barry and Peggy High Foundation. Picture: Neil Perrin - Credit: Neil Perrin

The Ilfracombe fundraising branch is looking for a new chairman to help lead its money-raising activities.

The ideal person would live in or near Ilfracombe and be able to commit around one day a week to the role. Training and support will be provided.

They would need to be an excellent communicator, preferably have experience managing or co-ordinating people and be able to be flexible, with meetings often in the evenings.

Jo Bolton, chairman of the management group at Ilfracombe Lifeboat Station, said. "I've been a volunteer with Ilfracombe RNLI for a year now, so I have had a chance to work with the fund-raising team here.

Ilfracombe RNLI all-weather lifeboat The Barry and Peggy High Foundation. Picture: Neil Perrin

Ilfracombe RNLI all-weather lifeboat The Barry and Peggy High Foundation. Picture: Neil Perrin - Credit: Neil Perrin


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"They are a great bunch of people; dedicated, hardworking, committed and always up for new ideas, as well as good for a laugh."

To find out more, please email lifeboats.jo@gmail.com .

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