First Aid Awareness Officer (Perth Metro Region)St John Ambulance WA (Swan)
Every year our First Aid Awareness Officers connect St John with thousands of people through free and fun first aid learning opportunities. This is a great opportunity to contribute towards making first aid a part of everyone’s life and building resilient communities on a personal basis. Taking the step to volunteer with our Youth and Community team opens up an array of opportunities for different experiences and interactions with St John and your community. As a volunteer with us, you will attend a wide variety of community events and perform an essential role in building resilience amongst the community by demonstrating a range of first aid skill! s. As a volunteer, you are given the training, support and confidence to feel ready in your role to help build a stronger community.
What you’ll do: • Demonstrating first aid skills at public places and events such as CPR and bandaging • Encouraging the public to complete first aid training • Assist the public to tour a display ambulance • Engaging with the community at family orientated events • Working effectively with other team members and other service personnel • Representing St John WA professionally and positively • Maintaining the safety and well-being of self and others • Respecting and valuing the diversity of our people What you’ll need: • ID (such as a driver’s license, passport or birth certificate) • Must be over the age of 18 • National Police Clearance (valid within the past 6 months) • Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status • Valid Working with Children check card
What’s in it for you? As a St John volunteer you are provided with an interactive, supportive and social volunteer environment with a positive and professional team along with: • Free first aid training • Free ambulance cover for you and your dependents living under the same roof, as specified by St John • Free training in all skills and clinical training relating to your volunteer role • Opportunity to attend the annual St John Conference and ball in Perth • National and international recognition for your volunteering and community contribution • Access to all volunteer member benefits including corporate discounts and other ad hoc offers and specials