Could you help to Save Lives?

There are a number of roles to suit everyone, from joining our operations team out on patrol, helping to fundraise at events or helping to educate around the dangers of open water.

Please see the various roles below for more details

Operations Team

Our operations team are at the frontline of what we do, members carry out our regular river safety patrols as well as responding to incidents and callouts. As part of the operations team, you will also take part in our education program bringing water safety to various age groups as well as helping out at fundraising events.

Recruitment is now closed, please follow our social media for information on our next recruitment campaign

Fundraising and Events Team

You don't have to wear a life jacket to help save lives.......

As a small charity that receives no fixed funding, we rely our on fundraising and events team to help keep our lifeboat running. As a member of the team, you will help out alongside our operations team at various fundraising events throughout the year as well as helping to deliver water safety presentations to schools.

Whether you can volunteer a few hours a month or a lot more we need your help


York Rescue Boat is an inshore lifeboat and search and rescue team covering York and the surrounding area

York Rescue Boat members are on call 24/7, 365 days of the year to support North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service as well as carrying out weekly patrols

York Rescue Boat is an independent organisation and is a proud member of Surf Lifesaving Great Britain

Contact Info

York Rescue Boat

York Eco Business Centre

Amy Johnson Way


YO30 4AG


Charity Status

©York Rescue Boat 2020. 

York Rescue Boat is a charity registered in England and Wales (1155849).

This website was designed and is run, on a zero-budget by our volunteers

Click here to view our Privacy Policy