Get Involved 

In Sky Watch NI we have roles to suit everyone, while working as part of the overall team enabling us to provide our service. 

We have various categories of volunteers - everyone joins as a supporter and is given the opportunity to learn new skills if desired. 

Below are the roles within Sky Watch NI. Currently we are only seeking supporters.

Please contact the office if you are interested in joining us. 


Sky Watch NI has a need for supporters, who can help on an ad hoc basis to suit people's busy lives. The role will consist of helping at fundraising events, taking part in training and preparation sessions. Any assistance you can give would be appreciated. There is no minimum time commitment to this role.


Would you like to contribute your skills and experience to benefit your community?
Could you give a few hours of your time to help raise public awareness of our work by giving out leaflets and information at a public event?
Would you like to promote our work by giving presentations to local groups?
Do you have ideas about raising funds?
Would you like to be part of a team involved in this worthwhile work?

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • make a difference in your local community
  • add volunteering to your C.V.
  • involves flexible hours to fit your lifestyle
  • use existing skills to help others or learn new skills

Please note a vetting procedure will be carried out on all potential volunteers.


If you would like to hear about upcoming events where you could assist with stands, street collections and presentations, please contact us.


Sky Watch NI requires a wide range of skills to carry out the role of a responder. Our priority is to provide additional search capability to the emergency services, recording high quality video and images over a wide area or from inaccessible or dangerous areas.


This role requires a high degree of concentration and multiple skills to assist the drone pilots. This includes receiving imagery, analysing video and maintaining communications between volunteer search teams and emergency services.




UAV & ROV Pilots 

Sky Watch NI also operate a range of unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs.   The technical requirements of UAV pilots remain high, particularly when providing assistance to the police or fire service. Volunteer UAV pilots must regularly demonstrate competency in a range of flight tests.  We currently have a full complement of UAV pilots.



Management Team / Trustees

Sky Watch NI is set up as a charity registered with HMRC and the NI Charities Commission. 
The management team comprises of a Chairman, Secretary/Treasurer and a number of other members bringing  a range of skills to the organisation. The management team meet on a regular basis.

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