Volunteering

Volunteering at Russell Boating Club

We are a volunteer club and most activities that you see around you happen because a fellow member volunteered their time and effort. There are many small, medium and large tasks that members can contribute to help keep our club shipshape and on course. Why not join a sub committee to help develop special events like Short Ships, The Cricket Match or the Children’s Christmas Party

Social Events and Activities
  • Help promote an event and write a summary for Mainsheet
  • Organise a movie or talk night
  • Help with Tall Ships
PUBLICITY
  • Write an article for Mainsheet
  • Take photos of events and activities around club
  • Web site feedback
Sailing
  • Help maintain and repair club runabout or repair youth sailing dinghies and Lasers
  • Help instructors with youth sailing classes
  • Join Racing Committee
  • Take photos of races
  • Offer to take new members for a sail
Around the Clubhouse
  • Volunteer behind the bar (full training given)
  • Chat with a new member or guest
  • Take compost to community garden
  • Bring in any spare garden fruit for chef
Facilities
  • If you have building maintenance skills
  • Come to Club working bees
  • Help with dock maintenance
Slipway
  • Help keep slipway clean of algae and mud
  • Help slip master with boat haul-outs
  • Clean-out pump sump