Anniversary Celebration – Volunteers Wanted!
In 2016 the Royal Life Saving Society will celebrate 125 years of saving lives across the Commonwealth.
The 125th Anniversary Steering Committee is seeking volunteers to lead on Commonwealth-wide projects to mark this important occasion in the life of the RLSS. The 125th celebration will:
Mark the RLSS Commonwealth 125th anniversary and celebrate
the Society’s many achievements
Increase public awareness of the activities and achievements of the RLSS
Support an increase in participation in RLSS programs
Support drowning prevention
Increase and strengthen the link between member branches and with the Commonwealth Society. Build relationships among members, partners, governments and staff and inspire members to contribute in the future.aff and inspire members to
contribute in the future.
Project will be in the areas of:
Project Leads will:
Provide overall leadership, communication, coordination, support, orientation and financial and supervisory oversight to his/her project
Develop project tools and templates as required
Contribute to development of budget and timelines. Stay within approved budget. Notify Steering Committee Chair of any financial issues
Seek and consider input from stakeholders as required
If the Lead desires a Project Committee, he/she will identify required skill sets and potential candidates and recruit and appoint.
Execute approved plan to achieve desired outcomes
This is a two-year volunteer commitment. There is no compensation however reasonable pre-approved expenses will be provided.
If you have skills, experience and interest in one or more of the above projects please complete and return the attached application form to either you local Member Branch of via email to Emma Harrison at RLSS Commonwealth firstname.lastname@example.org by 1st April 2014
For more information please contact Emma Harrison at Commonwealth Headquarter email@example.com or +44 (0)1789 774229
Mountbatten & Russell Medal nominations being sought for 2013
The first month of 2014 is almost over but we need you to think back to 2013. Have you heard of any rescues during 2013 that you feel should be recognised? We are seeking nominations for the 2013 Mountbatten & Russell Medals. Full criteria details can be found on our Awards page. Don't forget if the rescue doesn't meet the criteria for either of these awards there is also the HRH Prince Michael of Kent Certificate of Merit. Please ensure any nominations are sent to us at Commonwealth Headquarters by 31st March 2014 for consideration.