The aim of this volunteer role is to enhance and compliment the role of Fire Service staff in meeting the needs of our local communities and help build closer links with them. We are looking for volunteers who can assist us to break down language barriers and help us to engage directly with the community. This role is an integral part of delivering the right service to the right people in the right places. We are looking to recruit a ‘pool’ of volunteers who can be called upon, as and when there is an organisational need to help and assist us with.
As a volunteer you will engage with those identified as vulnerable within your own community who may not have received a Home Safety Check.
Distribute and promote safety literature to those sectors of the community not yet accessed.
Identify and locate vulnerable people, and people who may be at high risk of having a fire, within your local community and refer to SYFR and relevant partner agencies.
Distribute safety materials within your community.
Share information with your existing networks and within your local communities
Promote safety events and initiatives.
Support staff at events by handing out information and engaging with visitors.
This is a flexible role. Times to be discussed with the organisation.
Good communication skills, enthusiastic and the ability to work within a team.
Basic First Aid
A CRB is required for this opportunity.
Type of Opportunity
This is an individual opportunity.
To find out more information about this opportunity or speak to a member of staff contact Volunteering at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0114 225 5005.