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Emergency Services Volunteer URGENT (Unpaid) Ref# 012

  • Location: Queensland QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disaster Relief
  • Time Required

    To be discussed at interview

  • Type of work
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Training

    Induction, Program training and ongoing training as required. Attend scheduled volunteer meetings. Complete company online learning modules as required.

  • Reimbursement

    N/A

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with people from a wide range of backgrounds.
    An acceptable level of physical and emotional fitness, including the ability to work long shifts in basic conditions.
    Commitment to undertake necessary training courses.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Provide information to help people prepare for emergencies. Fieldwork: Provide support in various settings (such as evacuation centres and airports), register affected people so they can be found by family and friends, manage day-to-day operations of an evacuation centre. Incident Management Team: Administration (data entry, office duties, booking flights and accommodation) leadership roles (assist in the management of Red Cross’ response operations). Operational readiness: Perform office based activities, to ensure that Red Cross is prepared and equipped, to assist people to prepare for response to or recover from emergency events. Recovery: Provide support, handle enquiries and refer people to relevant agencies for assistance in Recovery Centres or conduct Outreach (door-nocking or telephoning) in affected communities. General: Participate in local area convener meetings, training, exercises and other engagement opportunities to maintain skills, experience and knowledge and improve understanding of Red Cross Emergency Services.


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