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Emergency Services Volunteer - QLD

Apply now Role no: 495246
Availability: Business hours, Evenings, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: Varied hours
Location: Brisbane, Regional QLD

We are currently looking for volunteers to assist us to prepare and support Queensland communities before, during and after a natural disaster.

  • Ongoing Position
  • Varied hours

The program
Red Cross has been responding to emergencies and providing humanitarian assistance in Australia since 1914. We are committed to strengthening and extending our emergency aid services to assist all Australians prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies.

The opportunity
Emergency Services Volunteers help people affected by disaster by:

  • Providing quality, practical and innovative information to help people make informed choices about preparing for, responding to and recovering from emergencies
  • Providing psycho-social support to people affected by emergencies
  • Registering people so that they can be found by family and friends in an emergency
  • Working in an Emergency Operations Centre or Field Operations team 
  • Performing office-based activities to ensure that Red Cross is prepared and equipped to assist people prepare for, respond to or recover from emergency events

The impact
As an Emergency Services volunteer, you will help people to be better prepared, better connected to each other and more resilient when emergencies happen. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

Please be patient as we are currently assisting a number of communities affected by the North Queensland Flooding so it may take us a little longer than usual to get back in contact with you. Thank you for your patience during this time.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description or contact Jose Benoy on 07 3367 7222.

Download File Emergency Services Volunteer -QLD.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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