Emergency Response Volunteer

Maldon District Council are looking for volunteers who can assist in the opening and manning of rest centres as and when they are required.

Volunteers will be helping those people evacuated from their homes due to an emergency. This will involve meeting and greeting, providing assistance to people with specific needs, registering of those attending the rest centre and other duties.

This opportunity is flexible.

Training for this role will take place as follows:

Thursday 26 July, 2018 - Chelmsford City Council, Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1JE


Wednesday 22nd August 2018 - Maldon District Council Offices, Princes Road, Maldon, CM9 5DL

You MUST be registered to attend the training session.

Training covers the theory of rest centres and disaster management, background in recovery from a disaster, survivor needs.

Once trained you will be kept informed of relevant information and further training


- Listening, patience and dedication

- Ability to comfort and console

- Willingness to provide quick and efficient help within the realm of capability

- Ability to work well with in a team and to work under direction p

- Possess organisational skills

- Ability to work with other agencies


  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and Safety Policy

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 17/05/2018

End Date: 17/05/2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

One training session and then as may be required in the event of further training or emergency.


This opportunity is available in: Maldon

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