Have you got what it takes?

The Volunteer Community Educator role is open to all people with a genuine interest in community work and the objectives of the Rural Fire Service. While volunteers do not need to have Firefighting experience, it's crucial that you are committed to helping develop a positive culture in and around your Rural Fire Brigade area.

Prerequisites

  • Have, or have the ability to acquire, a good standing in the community
  • The ability to achieve and report on results
  • Commitment to undertake relevant competency maintenance training and education programs designed to support this role
  • Ability to comply with relevant QFES policies, procedures and legislation including Code of Conduct and Workplace Health and Safety
  • Have, or have the ability to acquire, an understanding of the role of the Rural Firefighter, Rural Fire Brigade and the application process for joining a brigade
  • Willingness to undertake specified components of TAFE 40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, or equivalent

The selection process

  1. Contact your local RFS Brigade

    For more information on joining the RFS or the type of assistance you can offer, contact your local brigade through your local area office.

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If you are successful

As a Volunteer Community Educator, you will receive ongoing training and support for the role through your Regional Bushfire Safety Officer and RFS Area Office staff.

Next steps

For more information on joining the RFS or the type of assistance you can offer, contact your local brigade through your local area office.

The right fit

Find the role that fits you best with the role suitability quiz