You can find out more about the range of volunteering opportunities below.
The voluntary sector is a great source of help to the emergency services. Volunteering can give you the skills and experience you need to further your career and can significantly help others in need.
There are many organisations you can join, including:
- British Red Cross
- St John Ambulance
- Salvation Army
- Royal Voluntary Service
- Local neighbourhood watch
Community Impact Bucks provides a free and confidential service to help match your skills and interests to local opportunities. Read about how volunteering has had a positive effect on the lives of volunteers in Buckinghamshire by visiting Community Impact Bucks Case Studies.
If you are a local charity, community group or organisation that wants to get involved, contact your Local Authority, and ask for their community resilience service.
British Red Cross links and resources
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