by Press Officer on 30 July, 2013
The scheme, which is already up and running in other key areas of the county, recruits volunteers from within the local community to help deliver the Fire Service’s life-saving Home Fire Safety Check service.
Following full training, the volunteers will be arranging and carrying out Home Fire Safety Checks for residents in the Worthing area as well as getting involved in a whole range of community safety activities.
The Community Volunteer scheme is open to anyone over the age of 16 who can commit to a minimum of eight hours volunteering each month.
West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service Volunteer Manager, Emma Francis, explained:
“Our Community Volunteers provide a really vital service for the people living in their local area. Home Fire Safety Checks are the cornerstone of our community fire safety activity and have protected thousands of people over the last ten years. If you have a few hours to spare, then why not consider volunteering for the Fire Service. Who wouldn’t want the opportunity to help save lives?”
“Ideally we are looking for people with good communication skills who have a passion for helping people witin their local community. For the right candidates we offer full training, the opportunity to learn new skills and the chance to be part of a close-knit team who are dedicated to saving lives.”
To find out more about becoming a Community Volunteer or for an application pack, please contact Emma Francis on 07703 886574 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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