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Volunteer with the Disaster Risk Management Centre<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Volunteer</h2></span><p>Volunteers will help the department carry out standby duties, including at fire stations, first aid rooms and during flooding situations. Volunteers can also assist with large scale events that draw big crowds, such as the Cape Town Cycle Tour and minstrel events. <br> <br>As a volunteer, you will need to be a team player who is eager to serve his/her community in a voluntary capacity, which also includes attending training sessions and meetings. The City will accept volunteers from the age of 16 (parental consent is required for those falling within the 16 – 18 age bracket) and those without a criminal record. Find out more by reading the the <a href="" target="_blank">Disaster Risk Management Volunteer Policy</a>.<br><br>As a volunteer, you will be located at various bases across the City (Atlantis, Athlone, Belhar, Fish Hoek, Khayelitsha, Macassar, Melkbosstrand, Milnerton, Melton Rose, Mitchells Plain, Ottery, Scottsdene, and Strand). </p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us ​​​​​​​</h2><p>If you would like to find out more about volunteering with Disaster Risk Management, please consult our main representatives below.</p></span> <h4>John Bayly Brown, Head of Training and Capacity Building, Training Volunteers</h4><p> <em>Telephone: </em> <br> <em> <a>021 448 200</a></em></p><p> <em>Email: </em> <br> <a href=""> <em></em></a></p><h4>Deon Le Roux, Assistant to Head of Training and Capacity Building, Training Volunteers, Assistant </h4><p> <em>Email: </em> <br> <em> </em> <a href=""> <em></em></a></p>GP0|#6f49a589-68ef-4e2b-a30a-ef3140d2a936;L0|#06f49a589-68ef-4e2b-a30a-ef3140d2a936|Volunteer;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#7ecc61e7-9305-4d43-8bf7-f7c4dc6a5334Serve your community by assisting Disaster Risk Management with certain duties.





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