VICSES Headquarter Units

VICSES is made up of volunteer units who support our head office and regional offices in the following locations:

  • Southbank
  • Geelong
  • Sunshine
  • Ballarat
  • Mulgrave (Knox)
  • Bendigo
  • Swan Hill
  • Benalla
  • Bairnsdale

Volunteers in these units can also receive training in incident management and be posted to a metropolitan or regional incident management facility during an emergency to help coordinate the overall emergency response; for example, during a flood or a storm. In some locations, these units also support local community engagement activities.

These volunteers have, or develop skills in

  • Using technology and information systems for intelligence gathering.
  • Situational analysis reporting.
  • Incident management team support.

No specific level of fitness or mobility is required for this role. 

We need people who

  • Are readily available within the area and can respond quickly when required.
  • Have a willingness to learn and contribute to the unit.
  • The availability to participate in regular training sessions.
  • An ability and desire to work cooperatively with others.
  • High level verbal, written and computer literacy or who want to learn these skills.

What you will love about this role

  • Being part of a team.
  • An opportunity to learn new skills.
  • Sharing your knowledge and experience.

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: