Contact Us

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service


146 Bolton Road

Swinton, Manchester

M27 8US

Tel: 0161 736 5866

For a FREE Home Safety Check please call:

0800 555 815

Become a Volunteer

Become a Volunteer

We have so many different opportunities for you to get involved with to help you meet new people, develop your skills and build your knowledge while volunteering with one of the largest fire and rescue services in the UK.

There are many different ways you can volunteer, including our brand new Community Fitness Volunteer:

  • Events and Campaigns
  • Post Incident Team
  • Caged Football
  • Wild Fire and Water Safety
  • Cadet Instructor 
  • Chaplain
  • Climbing Wall
  • Community Fitness Volunteer 
  • Safety Centre Volunteer Guide

Activities you could get involved in include:

  • Hazard spotting using fire bikes
  • Safe and Well visits
  • Parades like Manchester Day and Manchester Pride
  • Guiding visitors around the new interactive Training and Safety Centre

Our volunteers are made up of people from all sorts of backgrounds and many go on to find a career with us, so if you'd like to give something back join us now.


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