The Steinbach Emergency Operations Centre Team works to prepare our city for and respond to major emergencies or disasters.  Currently, they are looking to fill the role of Telecommunications Manager on their team.  Basic duties for this volunteer position include:

  • Ensure reliable and secure telecommunications are established between the Emergency Site and the Emergency Operations Centre.
  • Coordinate communications procedures.
  • Arrange for additional communication resources with Manitoba Telephone System and other public and private agencies and/or organizations.

The time commitment is approximately four afternoon meetings per year, with possible training opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering, and helping to make Steinbach a safe place to live, contact Denis Vassart, Emergency Planning Coordinator at 204-392-5996 or e-mail