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Emergency Services Volunteer - West Coast Tasmania

Apply now Role no: 498779
Availability: Business hours, Evenings, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: Varied hours
Location: Regional TAS

  • Time frame: Ongoing
  • Time involved: Attend training, practice exercises, and meetings (minimum 4 per year) and assist when available during emergencies.

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 to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies.

The opportunity

REDiSupport Team Members belong to a multi-skilled team of volunteers, who assist individuals and communities across the emergency management cycle by:

  • helping people prepare for possible future emergency events (preparedness);
  • providing relief during emergency events (response), and
  • assisting in the aftermath of an event (recovery).

In times of emergency volunteers may be requested to assist in their local area, and across Tasmania. There may also be opportunities to travel to emergency-affected areas around Australia. Team members will receive training and exercise opportunities to build the capacity to organise, lead and deliver these services in the field.

The impact

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

Further Information

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the volunteer role description Download File Volunteer Role Description - Emergency Services - West Coast Tasmania.pdf or contact Rhiannon Hunt on 0400 251 638 or via email at rhunt@redcross.org.au 

Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

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Advertised: Tasmania Standard Time
Applications close:

  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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