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  • Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Community Assistance Team Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Community Assistance Team

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(26.68636,-80.16752)
 

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Mission Statement

We, The Community Assistance Team volunteers of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, are committed to providing residents and visitors of Palm Beach County with emotional support during their time of crisis.

We also commit ourselves to supporting our Operational personnel by accepting referrals and assisting the community with non-emergency needs through partnering agencies.

Description

A volunteer in this position would be asked to work a minimum of 200 hours per year, with a partner to respond to residential structure fires, cardiac arrests, and other crisis oriented events. The volunteer's function would be to provide emotional support for people during a crisis involving the loss of their home or a loved one and also followups that are generated from operational personnel. Training will be provided prior to beginning work.

A volunteer must be 21 years or older, possess the ability to empathize with people in crisis and need, and be able to demonstrate active listening skills. Knowledge of local and state social service agencies is a plus. Applicant must fill out an application, have a background and drivers license check completed and basic physical at the agencies expense, before starting.

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http://www.pbcfr.org

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