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Emergency & Disaster Services Volunteer - Port Augusta
Role no: 497775
Availability: Business hours, Evenings, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: As required
Location: Regional SA
- Ongoing commitment
- During Activation in South Australia
- 5-10 hour shifts, maximum of 4 consecutive days with a 48 hour break
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.
Red Cross Emergency Services assist individuals, households and communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies in South Australia and across Australia. During and after an emergency, volunteers provide Psychological First Aid to people affected by a disaster, either in a recovery & relief centre or via outreach. If sent on interstate activation, responsibilities and tasks may need to be adjusted to requirements and scope of Red Cross operating in another State or Territory. A driver’s license is desirable.
Please note we cannot guarantee that if selected you will be able to deploy to disaster areas immediately. This depends on Red Cross needs and on completion of mandatory training and checks.
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 training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.
For more information, please see the volunteer role description or contact Ann Johnston 8655 71226
VRD - SA Emergency & Disaster Services - Port Augusta.pdf
We encourage all of our employees/volunteers to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and a number of states have mandated that Australian Red Cross employees/volunteer must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Submit your application
Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
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.
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.
At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.
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