FLOOD WARDEN TRAINING

Are you interested in becoming a Flood Warden for Burton Joyce?

If so there is a series of free on-line training sessions due to start on February 24th for 5 weeks. 

The webinars will be delivered by Communities Prepared in partnership with the Environment Agency and with additional support from Nottingham and Derbyshire LRF’s.

Aimed at all Flood Wardens and Community Emergency Volunteers in the East Midlands, the series will provide information and guidance on preparing for, and responding to future floods and other emergencies, while building a sustainable multi-role group. Topics covered include, flood risk awareness, coordinating volunteers, marketing your group’s activities and fundraising.

Webinars running from Feb 24 – March 24 2021

February 24th, 6-8:15 pm – Incident Management Parts 1 & 2

March 3rd, 6-8:15 pm – Flood Volunteer Parts 1 & 2

March 10th, 6-8 pm – CEV Coordinator

March 17th , 6-7:45 pm – Communications & Marketing

March 24th, 6-7:45 pm – Community Fundraising

Please note: Incident Management 1&2 and Flood Volunteer 1&2 will give you the minimum required tools to become a competent warden able to safely carry out a valuable community contribution. The three additional sessions will build on those competencies to develop skills in community engagement, social media management and fundraising strategies.

Please contact us at the Parish Council Office at admin@burtonjoyceparishcouncil.org.uk so we can put you in contact with the Environment Agency to join the course.