Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities

Events Team Member for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

Role Type: Regular
Based: All of Warrington
Categories: Events, Supporting people
Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

What would I be doing?

This is varied and exciting role which could see you guiding groups through our interactive kitchen safety unit one week, handing out materials at the Cheshire Show or helping out at one of our award evenings.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service attends a range of shows, fairs and other events throughout the year to promote important safety messages and engage with communities about its plans. The support of volunteers who enjoy talking to members of the public as well as being willing, and able to drive and set up one of our exhibition vehicles is crucial.

What skills do I need?

Volunteers will need to be approachable and have good communication skills.

About Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

Cheshire Fire Authority comprises of councillors from our local communities of Cheshire, Halton and Warrington who manage Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service. They make decisions on things like policy, finance and resources. Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is led by the Chief Fire Officer and the Service Management Team. We have 28 fire stations, four community safety centres, three community fire protection offices, a safety centre in Lymm and a headquarters in Winsford.

Recruitment and training details:

Following a written application and if successful at interview, the applicant will be asked to complete a Disclosure and Barring form (DBS), plus 3 forms of ID. Once all of this paperwork is received, references are requested and on return of these and the DBS certificate, volunteer agreements are sent to the applicant’s home address. When returned the line manager will be informed that the volunteer has been successful in their application.

Is a DBS required? Yes
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