Emergency Response Volunteer

  • VO30773


When there is a fire, flood or severe weather, we’re among the first to respond. From making a cup of tea to trekking through snow and sleet to deliver the essentials, we work with other organisations to do what’s needed straight away.
This service operates 24/7 and is staffed by volunteers on an on call rota
To be a part of this Emergency Response Service, we are looking volunteers who:
Can be on call for 24 hours a month.
Can ideally drive and have access to a vehicle , though this is not essential.

To apply:

Health and Safety Statement We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety. We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need. If you have any questions before applying please contact us at healthvolunteer@redcross.org.uk

Organisation aims and objectives

The British Red Cross helps people in crisis whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies.\r\n\r\nWe enable vulnerable people in the UK and abroad to prepare for and withstand emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help them to recover and move on with their lives










7 days a week 2 x 12 hour shifts per month 7am-7pm, 7pm - 7am on call


Experience required: • Warm and friendly. • Calm and can follow processes under pressure. • Good listening skills and ability to empathise. • Can communicate in a calm manner. • Able to act responsibly.
Travel details: Shetland Wide
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago