BARB Search & Rescue to hold volunteer recruitment day
BARB Search & Rescue is holding a recruitment evening this week
for local people to find out how they can become part of the charity's
operates life-saving hovercrafts and inshore inshore rescue boats
from its seafront station and is holding the event from 7-9pm this
Wednesday, 31st August.
is a great opportunity for people to get involved as we look to
expand our numbers of operational crewmembers," said Mike Lowe,
already have a fantastic, dedicated team and would like to add more
volunteers to our roster."
roles include a range of activities, from launching our hovercrafts
and boats to carrying out searches, with a chance to progress to
helms and hovercraft pilots over time."
training, support and equipment is provided and volunteers need
to be aged 18+ and physically fit. Crewmembers need to live in the
Burnham and Highbridge area so they can quickly respond to incidents
are separate roles available at BARB for fundraisers and support
team members - a separate recruitment event for those positions
Top, the BARB hovercraft crew flying out to rescue a person from
mud at Brean earlier this month and, above, operating the inshore
rescue boats during flooding