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Position # 1202
OrganizationSaanich Emergency Program
Position Emergency Support Services Volunteer - Saanich Emergency Program
Location 760 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada
Description Emergency Support Services (ESS) and ESS Level One volunteers are trained to respond to the immediate needs of Saanich residents affected by small or large-scale emergencies. ESS volunteers provide services to evacuees in an emergency reception centre setting during larger emergencies. ESS Level One volunteers are called out to small scale emergencies, such as dwelling fires, to assist residents on an individual basis with obtaining temporary food, shelter, clothing, information, counselling and/or family reunification. ESS team members are a dedicated group who meet monthly and receive ongoing training.
Training Details Training provided both in house and through the Justice Institute of BC.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Evening, Anytime
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Verbal Communication, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Problem Solving, Empathy, Adaptability
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.saanich.ca/prepare
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Emergency Program Specialist
Phone 250-475-7140
Address 760 Vernon Avenue Victoria, V8X 2W6


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