The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) are looking for collections volunteers to help us collect money from members of the public to support our activities and events.

You will also be helping us to raise awareness of our organisation and the work which we do. We are looking for 70 volunteers to support our 2016 Summer collection in 25 Tesco Supermarkets across London.

As one of our collection volunteers you will be asked to encourage Tesco customers to donate to RLSS UK. You will work as part of a team to raise money for our organisation. You will be representing RLSS UK and raising awareness of our activities and services.

Key tasks
  • To help collect donations from the public at Tesco Supermarkets in locations across London
  • To work as part of a strong volunteer team, collecting donations
  • To transfer collections in line with RLSS UK procedures

Personal qualities required
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Good team player
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Polite
  • Able to talk about RLSS UK and what we do

Benefits of volunteering
  • Become part of a passionate and supportive team
  • Help prevent drowning, educate the pueblo about water safety and to raise awareness about the work of RLSS UK and save lives
  • Gain new experiences and develop interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Meet new people
  • Spend your time doing something that is worthwhile and rewarding
  • Support from a designated member of staff
  • Have fun!

The collections will take place at Tesco supermarkets between 1 September 2016 and the 23 September 2016, check the list of dates below to find a Tesco near you. To become a collections volunteer please fill out an application form and send it to [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 26 August 2016.


Collection locations and dates from 1 September 2016 - 23 September 2016

01/09/2016: Tesco Cheapside Metro, London, Greater London EC2V 6E

02/09/2016: Tesco 361 Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green, London, Greater London, E2 0AN

02/09/2016: Tesco Whitechapel Field Gate Metro, 4 Fieldgate St, Whitechapel, London, Greater London, E1 1ES

02/09/2016: Tesco Richmond Metro, 29 George St, Richmond, Greater London, TW9 1HY

02/09/2016: Tesco Whitton Metro, 88-90 High St, Whitton, Twickenham, Greater London, TW2 7LN

02/09/2016: Tesco Dean Street, Westminster, London, Greater London, W1D 3RF

02/09/2016: Tesco Wimbledon Metro, Old Town Hall, The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, Greater London, SW19 8YA

02/09/2016: Tesco Uxbridge Metro, 62 High St, Uxbridge, Greater London, UB8 1ND

04/09/2016: Tesco Marble Arch Metro, 90-100 Edgware Rd, London, Greater London, W2 2EA

06/09/2016: Tesco 346 Green Street, Upton Park, Plaistow, London, Greater London, E13 9AP

06/09/2016: Tesco 326-328 Shopping Centre, Elephant and Castle, London, Greater London, SE1 6TB

07/09/2016: Tesco Acton Metro, 31 The Vale, Acton, London, Greater London, W3 7XA

07/09/2016: Tesco Edgware Metro, Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware HA8 0BE

08/09/2016: Tesco Wembley Central Metro, 14-15 High Rd, Wembley Central, Wembley, London, Greater London, HA9 7AF

08/09/2016: Tesco 158 – 164 Bishopsgate, Bishopsgate, London, Greater London, EC2M 4LN

09/09/2016: Tesco Stroud Green Metro, 105-119 Stroud Green Rd, Finsbury Park, London, Greater London, N4 3PX

09/09/2016: Tesco 15 Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London, Greater London, E14 4QT

09/09/2016: Tesco Metro, Covent Garden, 22-25 Bedford St, London WC2E 9EQ

09/09/2016: Tesco Goodge Street Metro, Camden Town, London Greater London W1T 2QB

09/09/2016: Tesco Lewisham Superstore, 209 Lewisham Rd, Lewisham, London, Greater London, SE13 7PY

09/09/2016: Tesco Tooley St Metro, 125 Tooley St, Southwark, London, Greater London, SE1 2TH

11/09/2016: Tesco Portobello Rd Metro, 224-226 Portobello Rd, Notting Hill, London, Greater London, W11 1LJ

09/09/2016: Tesco Ealing Metro, Broadway Shopping Centre, Ealing, London, Greater London, W5 5JY

11/09/2016: Tesco Highbury Metro, 43 Holloway Rd, Islington, London, Greater London, N7 8JP

21/09/2016: Tesco Regent St Metro, 17-25 Regent St, London, Greater London, SW1Y 4LR

22/09/2016: Tesco Victoria Metro, 18-28 Warwick Way, Victoria, London, Greater London, SW1V 1RX

22/09/2016: Tesco Harrow Kenton Ln Metro, Greater London, HA3 8RQ

22/09/2016: Tesco Hendon Metro, 10 Sentinel Square, Hendon, Greater London NW4 2EL

23/09/2016: Tesco Hammersmith Metro, London, Greater London W6 9YD

23/09/2016: Tesco Bromley Bow Superstore, Hancock Rd, Bow, Greater London E3 3DA

23/09/2016: Tesco Kings Cross Metro, 21 Caledonian Road, London, Greater London, N1 9DX

23/09/2016: Tesco Paddington Metro, 94 Church St, St John’s Wood, London, Greater London, NW8 8EX