Marine Rescue

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Marine Rescue Volunteer

Marine rescue volunteers play a vital role in protecting the safety of South Australian boat users. They conduct water based search and rescue activities, and help mariners in non-emergency situations such as break downs. 

Sea Rescue Volunteer

 

Marine Rescue Volunteers perform a range of activities such as:

  • Assisting mariners in non-emergency situations such as breakdowns
  • Searching waterways for missing people
  • Rescuing people from boats and waterways
  • Ferrying people from one location to another in emergency situations
  • Helping other emergency services with operations such as transporting emergency service personnel and police.

 

Fill out the Volunteer Registration Form for information about marine volunteering opportunities available near you.

Benefits of Volunteering

Skills

Marine Rescue Volunteers learn practical hands-on skills such as: sea survival, vessel handling and coastal navigation.

Training

Marine Rescue Volunteers receive free, nationally recognised training including First Aid, Certificate III in Public Safety and much more.

Experience

Marine Rescue Volunteers receive real world marine experience and have the opportunity to develop discipline and leadership skills that can help you land your dearm job.

Community

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.

Team Work

Become part of a dynamic team environment and meet new people.  Train together on a regular basis and build valuable relationships.