Volunteering for Emergency Recovery
Volunteers are an important part of the recovery and rebuilding effort in the weeks and months after an emergency.
Emergency Services (eg. Victoria Police, CFA, SES) are in charge of responding to any event as it happens. Local government has the responsibility of coordinating the recovery and rebuilding effort.
Recovery is an enormous task which can take weeks, months and years. It requires a vast array of skills to support affected communities.
If you are interested in volunteering:
- Do not go to the scene of the emergency
- Register your interest with www.volunteer.vic.gov.au
- Wait to be contacted by the service to find out how you can assist in the recovery effort.
If you are a trained emergency services volunteer, or you wish to undertake volunteer emergency services training, please contact the CFA or SES directly.