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
- Business 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
Benefits of volunteering with the SES:
Give back to your local community and help them in their time of need. You can also help build community resilience through educating your neighbours on how to prepare and respond to severe weather.
Become part of a dynamic team environment and meet new people. Train together on a regular basis and build valuable relationships.
Challenge yourself by learning new skills in chainsaw operations, land search, vertical rescue and much more.
Receive free, nationally recognised training including first aid, Certificate III in Public Safety and much more.
Receive real world experience out in the community to help you with your career aspirations or just to do something different.
Connect with your community. Submit our volunteer registration form to register your interest in becoming a SES volunteer.