Who are ESS Volunteers?
The City of New Westminster Emergency Support Services (ESS) volunteers are a group of dedicated individuals who help plan for the wellbeing of their neighbours and fellow citizens in the event of a disaster. A commitment of approximately 4 – 6 hours per month is required for meetings, free training and exercises. Volunteers are required to:
- Be in good health
- Be at least 16 years of age
- Have a valid BC Drive'rs License
- Do a criminal record check and a vulnerable sector search is requested as part of the application process.