Emergency Response Volunteer- Harlow

What would I be doing?  


You will be helping people prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies. Every individual affected by an emergency will need different support from us to help them recover, below are some examples of what you might support with:


Helping communities prepare for extreme weather events such as flooding or snow storms

Providing practical support such as distributing clothing or food after flooding 

Providing emotional support to people who have been evacuated due to a fire

Commitment: Volunteers must be able to commit to a minimum of 24 hours a month: Usually 2 x 12 hours plus attend a monthly Team Meeting usually held on 3rd Thursday evening of the month


Skills

To apply for this role you must hold a full UK driving license and have access to a vehicle and be willing to drive a specially adapted British Red Cross Vehicle. You need to be able to reach the Fire Station within 30 minutes.

Person Centered Approach. Flexible attitude and a willingness to respond to call outs, including unsocial hours. Volunteers provide emotional and practical support for people who are affected by a serious incident or an emergency such fire or flood allowing the emergency services to get on with the job.

Location: Harlow Fire Station


Details

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

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 02/11/2020

End Date: 02/11/2021

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Availability Details

Commitment: Volunteers must be able to commit to a minimum of 24 hours a month: Usually 2 x 12 hours plus attend a monthly Team Meeting usually held on 3rd Wednesday evening of the month


Location

This opportunity is available in: Harlow

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