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Department of Fire and Emergency Services - Pilbara

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Are you local or new to Marble Bar? Would you like to become part of a great team of people focused on keeping their community safe? Keen to learn new skills or happy to share those you already have?

If you answered YES to any of the above, then contact Marble Bar VFES  as we have lots of opportunities for volunteers.

We encourage members from all backgrounds to express their interest in joining. If suitable, you will be trained in a range of activities including responding to statewide emergencies such as:

  • Floods, cyclones, storms, tsunamis and earthquakes.
  • Temporary repairs to houses damaged as a result of storms, flooding, structural damage, fallen trees etc.
  • Land searches and vertical rescues.
  • Assisting the WA Police with searches for missing or lost persons
  • Large scale search and rescues
  • Providing first aid; casualty removal
  • Responding to local emergencies such as structure fires, bush and scrub fires, road crashes and hazardous material (HAZMAT) incidents
  • Working with the community to identify and manage local fire risk.
  • Undertaking local fire prevention activities with the community

You will learn how to assist your community in preparing for these events and often be called upon to help other emergency services.

Volunteering is an opportunity to become an integral part of our fun, hardworking team and offers many benefits such as:

  • Ongoing training with experienced trainers
  • Support, guidance and mentoring from experienced brigade members
  • Learning new skills
  • Meeting new people and enjoying the company of like-minded team members
  • Applying your skills and knowledge in a challenging environment
  • Contributing to the safety of your local community