|Volunteering at NCI Runton - Become a Watchkeeper - Helping to protect our coastline|
NCI Runton is a new coastwatch station with good views of the beach and over 120 square miles of busy seaways.
In order to fill watchkeeping hours at the station we are currently seeking additional volunteers to train as watchkeepers. Experience is not required as initial and on-going training will be provided, while attending watches with our watchkeeper trainers. The training will cover all the knowledge you will need to help you pass your assessment, after which time you will then be assessed and if you pass your assessment you then become a watchkeeper in your own right.
What are the requirements of a watchkeeper? You should be between the ages of 18-86, have good eyesight and be prepared to keep at least two watches a month and attend on-going training sessions. We will welcome you into our friendly team. No nautical experience is required, although it is very welcome.
Should you wish to become a volunteer watchkeeper at the East Runton lookout, please contact the Station Manager Mike Darbyshire on 01263-511949:Or Deputy Station Managers Ian Moreland on 01263-512608 or or write to:NCI Runton, Car Park, Beach Road, East Runton Norfolk NR27 9PA