Volunteering: cyclones, fire and disasters

Volunteer with NT Emergency Service

Northern Territory Emergency Service (NTES) volunteers play a big role in keeping their communities safe in times of emergency and disaster.

Role of Emergency Service volunteers

Emergency Service volunteers undertake a variety of roles according to their abilities, training and interests, including:

  • helping people and their community after a storm or natural disaster
  • helping at a road crash
  • searching for a missing person
  • responding to a range of other incidents
  • administration
  • public awareness displays and community events.

Training and recognition

You will receive training that will help in developing leadership, communication and problem-solving skills.

Volunteer members may also receive certificates and medals for their service.

How to volunteer

Find out more about volunteering with an NTES unit on the Police, Fire and Emergency Services website or email ntes@nt.gov.au.

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Last updated: 19 August 2019

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