The fully funded Nelson YES programme provides you with a hands-on introduction to the work of the emergency services in the region. The YES team is seeking 16 young people, aged 16 – 20, who are keen to participate in the programme from mid-February to mid-June 2018.
This programme is possible due to support of local Emergency Service Providers and funding from the Ministry of Youth Development.
The YES Programme consists of:
Phase One: Orientation (Feb-April), Theory sessions on a Monday evening and practical sessions on Saturdays with each of emergency service at their base.
Phase Two: Volunteering, a two month volunteer opportunity (equivalent to approx. 2 hours/week) for you with one emergency service following completion of Phase One.
The Emergency Services included in the YES Programme are:
NZ Fire and Emergency, Coastguard, Surf Lifesaving, St John Ambulance, Red Cross, Civil Defence.
If you have any questions about the programme:
Please contact Holly Drummond – firstname.lastname@example.org 03 546 7681 or 027 371 4150.
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