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Information on Selected Volunteer Opportunity

Fire Safety Volunteer 
Richmond Fire Rescue


Responsibilities and Activities:
To assist the Community Relations Officer and the Fire & Life Safety Educator who represent Richmond Fire-Rescue during public events throughout the City of Richmond

Date/ Time of the event or activity:
Date/Time varies with the different public events and activities throughout the City of Richmond

Site location: City of Richmond

Working conditions:
Volunteer must have reasonable fitness to assist during the set-up, the activity and the take down. Willing to stand for the duration of their shift Willing to be outdoors, potentially on their knees or seated while interacting with children and families

Benefits to the volunteer:
Volunteers will be able to positively help the City of Richmond community


Skills, experience, abilities required:
Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities in a very busy environment

Ability to work cohesively as part of a team and follow directions

Excellent communication and organizational skills

Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

Ability to lift 50 lbs and be reasonably fit to assist during set-up and take down

Previous coaching/mentoring experience an asset

Previous community volunteer experience an asset

First-aid experience an asset

Firefighting education and/or experience an asset

Personal traits/qualities desired:

Enjoy working with people

Be energetic, enthusiastic, and reliable

Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service

Able to follow directions well and have a strong work ethic

Understand how to engage young children and adults

Education/ Qualifications required:
Completion of grade 12 secondary school

Ability to speak multiple languages an asset

Additional Screening required for this position:
Criminal Record Check

Additional info: Minimum Time Commitment expected: 4 hours


Minimum age: 18


Dates: 04/27/2018 - 04/27/2019

Frequency: Other

6931 Granville Ave
Richmond BC, V7C 4M9

Contact Info
William Heng
Richmond Fire-Rescue