BARB Search & Rescue to hold Recruitment Day on Sunday
BARB Search & Rescue is to hold a recruitment day later this
month when new volunteers will be able to find out more about
charity, which has been running for over 20 years, had one of
its busiest years ever in 2015 with a high number of call-outs
to incidents across Somerset.
over the age of 18 are being sought for a variety of roles with
the organisation's hovercrafts and inshore rescue boats, and a
full training programme is in place.
Search & Rescue could not provide this valuable community
service without the commitment and enthusiasm of our team members
both operational and support," said a spokesman.
aim to take on a new group of trainees every year. Anyone is welcome
to apply to be a trainee, providing they can demonstrate they
have the required commitment, some relevant expertise, and are
willing to learn new skills. More importantly, they must be a
starts with a six week induction period, which gives us the opportunity
to assess your character and skills, and teach you some of the
key points of team membership, giving you the opportunity to decide
whether this is for you."
the induction period, trainees join in with full team training
every Wednesday evening from 7-9.30pm and some weekends
to learn how the team works, how we approach different
scenarios, and to familiarise all team members with the equipment,
procedures and protocols."
find out more, attend the BARB Recruitment Day on Sunday January
31st between 11am-3pm when volunteer crew members will be on hand
to talk about their involvement.
volunteers are also being sought by BARB's support team, who help
to open the charity seafront station through the year.