Interested in joining CAVRA?
Being a volunteer can be very rewarding but can also make great physical and mental demands on those involved.
Whilst CAVRA will train you in specific rescue skills, the starting point for membership is from a background of being comfortable in all conditions, wet and dry, in both summer and winter.
There is a progressive system towards full membership through introduction, development, and demonstrated experience. This training period alone can take up to 18 months; therefore individuals need to be able to make a long term commitment CAVRA
The requirements for consideration as a trainee would be:
Over 18 years of age.
MUST Have a Full Driving Licence.
MUST Have access to a vehicle 24/7, 365.
MUST be able to Swim a reasonable distance (50 Metres) confidently.
Have a reasonable level of fitness.
Be comfortable working in and around fast moving water.
Available for an acceptable proportion of the day (cavra provides 24/7 cover)
Commit to at least two nights of training a month.
Please fill in the application form HERE