Fire Watch Volunteer

Spending time in remote locations around the reserve looking out for smoke and fire. We DO NOT require the volunteers to fight a fire.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Calling the fire service using map and gps or what3words app to determine location of fire. Calling the RSPB as above.

Minimum: 8 hours per month
Duration: Feb to Sept every year, depending on fire risk
Period: February to September

Skill and Qualifications Required:

Ability to drive safely and legally on the roads.
Willingness to work as a pair.
Ability to use a mobile phone (preferably a smartphone which will host what3words app).
Willingness to abide by the risk assessment

Areas of Interest: Emergency services, Environment
Opportunity suitable for: Outdoor
What activities will the volunteer do? Lending a helping hand, Outdoors
Skills gained in this role: Leadership, Listening, Organising, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: No
Opportunity Accessibility: The volunteering location is not accessible

About the host organisation

Hosted by: The RSPB
Organisation Profile: Passionate about nature, dedicated to saving it. Since the RSPB started on our mission in 1889, the threats to nature have continued to grow, but we've grown to meet them too. We’re now the largest nature conservation charity in the country, consistently delivering successful conservation, forging powerful new partnerships with other organisations and inspiring others to stand up and give nature the home it deserves.
Charity number: 207076