Become a volunteer

Raising awareness:
Prevention of natural risks on Reunion Island

Availabilities :

Volunteers can help us dialy or occasionaly depending on availability

Minimum age :

18 years old

Are you interested in the topic of natural risks? Would you like to run activities, particularly those involving children? Participate in the ‘Paré pas Paré’ (‘Ready or not?’) project and raise awareness in Reunion’s population about the risk of natural disasters.

Main opportunities:

  • Running awareness sessions in schools
  • Running family preparation workshops in local communities
  • Manning a booth at public events: Grand Raid mountain race, Science Festival, Playa Tour, etc.
  • Developing outreach tools as part of the ‘Paré pas Paré’ project

These activities do not require any particular skills and are open to everyone, whatever your age, experience or how much time you can give the project.

Logistics

Availabilities :

Logistics volunteers are mobilized occasionaly, especially for emergency operations during the hurricane season

Minimum age :

18 years old

The PIROI stocks equipment ready to be deployed at any time in the event of a natural disaster. As a logistics volunteer, you can help the team to:

  • Deploy equipment during emergency operations
  • Restock the storage warehouse after the disaster
  • Develop new warehouse management tools
  • Carry out inventory monitoring and equipment maintenance
  • Organise events or disaster preparation training courses

PIROI’s logistics volunteers are active all year round, in particular during international emergency operations. They receive supervision throughout their involvement, and receive practical training as soon as they start volunteering on the safety aspects of logistics work and supply chain management.

Water treatment and sanitation

Availabilities :

According to needs

Minimum age :

18 years old

This is one of PIROI’s priority focus areas in the Indian Ocean, particularly when responding after a cyclone, flooding or epidemic. The activities you might carry out include:

  • Treatment and distribution of drinking water in emergency situations
  • Promoting hygiene
  • Sanitation

Communication – Visibility

Availabilities :

According to needs

Minimum age :

18 years old

If you have a talent for web design, photography or graphic design, you can get involved in projects that interest you by participating in the following activities:

  • Image processing, editing, publishing
  • Photography
  • Development of profile-raising tools and actions
  • Updating the PIROI website
  • Organising press events

How to become a volunteer ?

I contact PIROI

I fill in the volunteers' form

I do the training

I go in the field

What we expect from you ?

Provide a minimum number of available hours

A response to our solicitations (positive or negative)

A regular presence to our meetings

A ponctuality on our actions