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8 Safety & Emergency Services volunteer opportunities in Australia found

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Ecumenical Accompanier

  • Location: New South Wales NSW
  • Category: Human Rights

The recent violence and human rights abuses unfolding in Palestine and Israel highlight more than ever, the urgent need for peaceful, nonviolent support from our international community. Your presence can help prevent these injustices and you can take action today. By taking part in the Ecumenical Accompaniment Program in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI), you’ll spend three months being a protective presence for families living under occupation.

SES Emergency Response

  • Location: Greenfields WA
  • Category: Emergency Response

When a natural disaster strikes or an emergency situation arises, DFES’s State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers can be found providing a wide range of volunteer services to help the community cope from the impact a disaster. This involves providing emergency repairs on buildings, to restoration of essential services and ferrying cargo and passengers across flood waters. Helping the community to recover by responding to natural disasters is only part of SES’ responsibility.

SES Volunteers

  • Location: Albany WA
  • Category: Emergency Response

Volunteers are involved in search, storm damage, rescue and cliff rescue and other emergency services. Training is once a fortnight, with longer courses being run over a weekend which involves everything needed to know on search, rescue to enhance skills. A program is set on the type of courses that will involve the Unit every six months and includes areas such as: Map Reading, Ladder Slide, Mountain Rescue, Chainsaw Operation, 4WD, Land/Search Techniques, Forensic Search, Basic General Rescue.

CFS Cadets - South Australia

  • Location: Adelaide SA
  • Category: Community Services

The Country Fire Service (CFS) accepts young men and women aged between 11-18 years to become cadets. The Cadet Program enables young people to learn about the CFS, develop practical skills required of CFS volunteers and also become involved with an organisation that provides opportunities for personal development. Please note: Not all brigades have a Cadet Program.

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