RNLI Community Safety Team

 

 Community Safety Officer

Sam Kent

Sam is our Volunteer Community Safety Officer whose role is to promote the Respect the Water campaign in and around Mounts Bay. Sam is also a volunteer crew member on the Penlee Lifeboat. 

Away from the lifeboat world Sam is a teacher at Mounts Bay Academy and RYA sailing instructor.

 Community Safety Adviser

Pierre
Le Bretton

Pierre is one of the Community Safety team, his role is to promote and underpin the RNLI's Respect the Water message by attending local events and advising seafarers when required.

Pierre has been involved with the Penlee lifeboat since 2015. He works as a mechanic at R.C.Harding and Son's garage and is a keen armature photographer.

Pierre isn't the only member of his family involved with the Penlee Lifeboat, his brother, Marcel, is a crew member.

 Community Safety Adviser

Anthony
Wilkins

Anthony is one of the Community Safety team, his role is to promote and underpin the RNLI's Respect the Water message by attending local events and advising seafarers when required.

Anthony is new to volunteering for the RNLI, however he's not a stranger to sea safety as Anthony works for the Royal Navy specialising in Air Operations, crash rescue firefighting, instruction and quality assurance of Sea Safety; and coaching and mentoring to improve performance.

 Community Safety Adviser

VACANCY

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VACANCY ROLE - CAN YOU VOLUNTEER?

Community safety fulfils one of the four strands of the RNLI’s concept of operations, saving live at sea by providing free education and advice and facilitating other interventions through Community Lifesaving Plans.

Our Community Safety Team in Penlee is looking for Community Safety Advisors to join the team, strengthening our presence along this shoreline.

The Community Safety Adviser is a public facing role as you will be going out into the community and delivering the RNLI community safety advice directly to members of the community.  Whilst other members of the team will be designing the Community Lifesaving Plan which is aimed at reducing fatalities and serious incidents, and targeting particular ‘at risk’ groups, we are asking for advisers to provide that face-to-face intervention. Whilst you are out in the community we would ask you to take the opportunity to seek out further openings to promote the RNLI’s safety messages advising the Volunteer Community Safety Co-Ordinator of opportunities which may arise.

This is a great role for somebody who has good communication and people skills and possibly some experience of public speaking but if not, the desire to gain some skills and/or confidence in this area. The ability to interact within a team will be important and, whilst it would be desirable to have some knowledge of coastal activity, this is by no means a requirement to be considered for this role. If you would like to join a friendly, dedicated and motivated team and fit the criteria above or, have some of the required skills and would like to develop further in this area, we would like to hear from you. Training will be provided to ensure a full knowledge of the RNLI and in particular the work of Community Safety Team.