Volunteering with emergency services is a great way to give back to your community and is open to a wide range of people with a variety of volunteer roles.
Volunteering with SES
SES volunteers are 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things'. Volunteering with the SES is a challenging and rewarding way to give back to your community.
Volunteer with Rural Fire Service
The Rural Fire Service (RFS) is the volunteer arm of the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) who operate in areas not covered by QFES urban services.
Australian Volunteer Coast Guard
The Australian Volunteer Coast Guard (AVCG) is the largest volunteer marine rescue organisation in Australia, delivering marine rescue and education services.
Volunteer Marine Rescue Queensland
Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR) Queensland has a team of almost 1500 volunteers trained and dedicated to assisting with the preservation of life at sea.
Tips for volunteers
Many people want to volunteer their time to help others after a disaster. The support volunteers provide helps communities get back on track as quickly as possible.