Our volunteers offer their skills, knowledge and time to a variety of activities, including home safety visits, community initiatives, heritage and education events, road safety and crime reduction activity, which make our communities safer. Their efforts support Essex County Fire and Rescue Service in fire and crime prevention across the county and make a real difference to the people of Essex.
Home Safety Volunteers carry out home safety visits to members of the public, giving out home safety advice and fitting smoke alarms. They can also participate in local safety promotion events, activities to promote and generate home safety visits.Find Out More
Community Support Volunteers (CSV) work with officers, firefighters and staff to support the Safer Communities department. They assist and represent the Service at public events, provide home fire safety information to the public, attend and facilitate safety events and assist with After Incident Response exercises. CSVs also assist the RTC Reduction department with a variety of events, often in partnership...Find Out More
The Arts Council accredited Essex Fire Museum, in Grays, gives a fascinating look at the history of the Essex Fire Service. Alongside our collections officer, our team of volunteers manage the collections, provide educational visits and run Family Fun Days and Heritage Open Days.Find Out More