Start the day by setting up the reception in the Boat House 

The main task is to greet the sailors, book them in, take the sailing fee and issue with a receipt and then to have them fitted with a Buoyancy Aid

If the sailor is in a wheelchair provide assistance with the fitting of a sling to be used with the hoist 

To record the cash in the petty cash book and at the end of each session to total the funds and to complete the returns for the Treasurer

To keep the following records:-

of the availability of the volunteers for future sessions  the number sailors per session for submission to the RYA

To keep in contact with the pontoon by radio so that all are aware of the number of sailors waiting to sail 

To provide drinks to the sailors and volunteers 

To mange the the paperwork for new volunteers including Disclosure & Baring Service (DBS) which all volunteers are required to complete. 

At the end of the day store all equipment in its correct place 

Volunteers will receive training for all of the above tasks.


Cleaning & tidying, Teamwork, Organising, IT, Talking to others.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over the age of 16
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    None paid
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
    Included in the membership fee
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 30/03/2020

End Date: 30/03/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes No No Yes No No No
Afternoon Yes No No Yes No No No
Evening No No No No No No No


Aquativity Centre
Testwood Lakes, Brunel Road
SO40 3XP

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