Safety Team Volunteers – Winsford

Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service Published: October 18, 2017
Location
Opportunity Type
Category
Posted By
EPNAVCO
Benefits
Practical Experience
Skill
Technical
Activities
Community Work
Suitable for under 18s
No

Description

Are you interested in making Cheshire a safer place? If so you could help Cheshire Fire & Rescue in it's target of making Cheshire a safer place to live. Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service utilise fire fighters, advocates and volunteers within their unitary areas to carry out Home Safety Assessments (HSA's), these play a pivotal role in protecting people from the risk of fire in their own homes. The aim is to have working fire alarms in every home in Cheshire and where applicable fire related advice to every householder.

Volunteers partner advocates to deliver Home Assessment Advice in peoples homes. This helps to target a specific target group to provide and fit free smoke alarms, give general fire prevention advice and national fire statistics in teams of two. In this role you will always be volunteering along side trained Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service personnel. Willing to commit to 4 hours per month.

This is an ideal role for anyone interested in the Emergency Services, wanting to help people or brush up their communication skills.

For this role volunteers need to be confident with an outgoing personality and you must have excellent communication skills. Full training will be given for this role. An interest in the health and safety of others would be useful. You need to be reliable and able to commit to 4 hours per month.

You will need to be DBS checked and provide references. You need to be able to commit to at least 4 hours per month in this volunteer role and be committed and reliable. You will need to be 18+. Mileage or public transport rates are paid. The application process can take up to 12 weeks so please be patient.

Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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