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Emergency Services Volunteer - Alice Springs

Apply now Role no: 495024
Availability: Business hours, Evenings, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: As required
Location: Darwin, Regional NT

  • Ongoing
  • On call for 8-12 hour shift on self-selected days/times
  • There are various team member roles available in emergency preparedness and response related work space

The program

Emergency Services volunteers provide basic psychosocial support (Psychological First Aid) to people during emergency events. Including, but not limited to, relief/evacuation centres, registration venues, or within an emergency affected area during the emergency. Red Cross Emergency Services also support people in emergency preparedness and response across NT.

The opportunity

Volunteers have the opportunity, as determined by operational needs and individual capacity, to undertake additional training and education to increase their capacity to assist vulnerable people across the emergency cycle.

The impact

Red Cross Emergency Services works to reduce the impact of disasters on people. We work with communities before, during and after emergencies to help reduce vulnerability, ensure immediate needs are met and provide effective humanitarian support. 

For more information, please see the volunteer role description or contact Angus Thornton, 0429 512 478

Role Description - Download File Emergency Services VRD - Alice Springs.pdf

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

Advertised: AUS Central 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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