Flood Warden and Climate Champion

Ferryhill, Weardale, Bishop Auckland, Spennymoor, Sedgefield, Peterlee, Seaham, Consett, Crook/Willington, Chester le Street, Teesdale, Newton Aycliffe, Stanley, Volunteering from Home , Durham City

Help your community be climate ready..
With a changing climate comes a change in weather patterns we are likely to see extreme rainfall & periods of drought all in one year. Temperatures rising means that their may be a heightened risk of wildfires & a risk of flooding, This role is to help raise awareness and be active in your community in preparation for such events. That may be through increasing green space / preparing for flooding through emergency plans & property level protection / conserving water etc. The role can vary depending on your area.

Responsibilities

Tasks that suit your area. For those who are near to or within a flood risk zone we would like them to be on a list of Severe Weather Volunteers who we could contact during an event if needed or they can contact us when the incident room is open. This role can also be a proactive role shaped by the community of raising awareness and safety for a changing climate.

Skills & Qualities

None

When & Where?

Volunteer from home

Training and Support Offered/Expenses
Volunteer Benefits
Other Information
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Type: Climate Change, Conservation/Environment, Emergency Services

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