Community Emergency Response Volunteer

(Midland-Penetanguishene District Community Emergency Response Team)

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Position ID: V-MID0007 Last Modified: 20 Dec 2018 Last Full Update: 23 Apr 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactBev Steele, Co-ordinator, Midland-Penetanguishene District Community Emergency Response Team; Phone: 705-526-2673; Email:
DutiesProvide support at local community events through first aid coverage, educational support and assisted disaster response. There are different programs to be involved in: 
* Junior Responders (ages 8-11)  
* Student Emergency Response Team (ages 12-16)  
* Community Emergency Response Team (over 16)
BenefitsExtensive ongoing training is provided to all volunteers.
Ages8 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestEmergency & Response
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours60 / Year
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening (7-8:30 ongoing training) 
Attendance at community events will be scheduled with volunteer.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible - meeting location ; Event location accessibility varies.
LocationSimcoe County
Number of PositionsChristian Island ; Coldwater ; Midland ; Penetanguishene ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny 
20 individual(s) needed in total. 
Volunteers are required for all areas of North Simcoe and Muskoka
TrainingOrientation ; Scheduled training ; Training on-going ; Volunteers are provided with ongoing training in first aid, CPR, search and rescue, fire suppression and various areas of skill and knowledge related to emergency and rescue activities.
TransportationNear public transit
Additional RequirementsVolunteers 16 years and older will require a police record check.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameMidland-Penetanguishene District Community Emergency Response Team
Office PhoneMon-Sun 24 hours 705-526-2673
Address & Map
Penetanguishene Arena-meetings only
61 Maria St
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1L3
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Mailing Address306 Colborne St 
Midland, ON L4R 2J9