Emergency Response Volunteers

  • VO79855


Description

As an Emergency Response volunteer, you may be providing much needed practical and emotional support to individuals as part of a team, in support of category 1 and 2 responders and other agencies following an emergency or major incident.
In addition, you could provide "behind the scenes" support to the response.

Organisation aims and objectives

The Orkney British Red Cross provides support at home, transport and mobility aids to help people when they face a crisis in their daily lives. If you need help with transport to and from medical appointments, help with shopping or other everyday tasks or would like to hire a wheelchair please get in touch. We also have guesthouses in Kirkwall and Aberdeen for folk who are visiting relatives or in transit between hospital appointments. Kirkwall Guesthouse Reservations: 01856 875372; Aberdeen Guesthouse Reservations: 01224 592226

Restrictions

Experience required: good interpersonal, diplomacy, communication and teamwork skills, we are looking for people who have, or are willing to undertake further training, particularly any technical requirements.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Taster details: Full Training

Last updated 4 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.