SES volunteers across the Adelaide area protect their communities by providing storm, flood, and general rescue assistance.
Support your community by becoming a SES volunteer. Submit our volunteer registration form to register your interest.
Volunteer roles in Adelaide
SES volunteers in the Adelaide area perform a range of different roles.
SES units located next to rivers or creeks may specialise in swiftwater rescue, units located next to conservation park or cliffs may specialise in vertical rescue or land search.
More active volunteers may want to specialise in operational rescue roles and less active volunteers may want to specialise in support roles
Operational roles in metropolitan areas include:
- Storm operations
- Flood operations
- Urban search and rescue
- Swiftwater rescue
- Vertical rescue
- Land search
Support roles in metropolitan areas include:
- Radio communications
- Office support
- Community engagement
Find a volunteer role suitable for you. Submit our volunteer registration form to register your interest in becoming a SES volunteer.
Where to volunteer in Adelaide
The SES provides many volunteering opportunities in the Adelaide area.
SES units located in the following Adelaide suburbs provide multiple opportunities for South Australians looking to volunteer in their local area.
Volunteer opportunities in Northern Adelaide
Volunteer opportunities in Southern Adelaide
Discover volunteer opportunities currently available near you. Submit our volunteer registration form to register your interest in becoming a SES volunteer.
Why volunteer with the SES
Reasons to volunteer with the SES include:
- Giving back to your community
- Helping other in their greatest time of need
- Learning new skills
- Making new friends
- Gaining experience working with other emergency service organisations
Connect with your community. Submit our volunteer registration form to register your interest in becoming a SES volunteer.