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Why not try something NEW this Year, become a Fire Service Community Volunteer!

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Why not try something NEW this year and become a Fire Service Community Volunteer? Are you 18 years or over? Have spare time during weekdays and/ or weekends? Want to do something rewarding in 2018? Then the team at Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service need you!

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The varied role involves supporting a diverse range of exciting opportunities including key education campaigns aimed at making young people safer whilst supporting community events and fire station open days, and visiting people in the community to help raise awareness of reducing the risk of fire within the home.

Our volunteers also play a key part in supporting our operational training, often acting as casualties in training scenarios, helping to ensure we are delivering the best all round service to the communities of Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Applications for this rewarding role opened on Monday 8 January 2018 and will close on Friday 2 February 2018. If you want to talk to someone about becoming a Community Volunteer before you apply please call 0800 032 1155 or email: volunteer@hwfire.org.uk.

Senior Community Risk Technician, Caroline Webster said: "Becoming a Community Volunteer is an enjoyable, worthwhile experience. It can enhance your CV and you can learn new skills."

She continued: "Our Community Volunteers also provides much needed support and help to educate the people of Herefordshire and Worcestershire in how to keep themselves, family and friends safe."

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To apply to become a Community Volunteer and for further information please visit www.hwfire.org.uk, call 0800 032 1155 or email volunteer@hwfire.org.uk.