A reasonable level of fitness and stamina is required; this can include climbing ladders, working in extreme weather conditions and at heights, and handling sandbags and heavy equipment.
Unit locations with this role
All units require this role as these activities are core to what VICSES does in keeping communities safe. It is also a gateway to further specialist training
What you will love about this role
- Working in small teams to save lives and keep the community safe.
- Being one of the first on scene during a severe weather event or rescue in a difficult or complex situation.
- The challenge of search and rescue in remote and often harsh terrain.
For more information about becoming a volunteer, exploring a wide range of opportunities available to you in developing new skills, forming new friendships, accepting high levels of responsibility and enjoying the team spirit of VICSES: