Prevention (Home Safety) Volunteer

Essex County Fire & Rescue Service

We are looking for volunteers to become part of our fun, friendly team going out to visit members of the community. Our volunteers give fire safety advice and fit smoke alarms ensuring all are safe.

Published On: 28/11/2023
About this opportunity from Essex County Fire & Rescue Service

We are looking to recruit volunteers to visit people in their homes, give fire safety advice and fit smoke alarms.

During home visits, volunteers will also be able to assess general risks in the home (slips, trips and falls) and give safety advice accordingly. There will also be scope to provide advice on basic home security aspects.

Full training / shadowing will be provided.

Mileage and expenses will be paid.

This is a very rewarding and important role. We are a fun, friendly team and provide ongoing support and training to our volunteers.



Must be a good communicator and happy to interact with the public.

Must be organised and able to work through a given list of home visits.

Must be comfortable using IT and inputting data linked to the visit. Full IT support will be provided.

Must drive and have own car.

Activity Types

Administration and Office | Advice and information


Civic responsibility and communities | Older People


Able to carry out home visits at least one day a week

Find out more

For more information about Essex County Fire & Rescue Service and this role, visit them online.

To apply for this role, visit the Volunteer Essex website to register your interest.

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