St John Ambulance Community Advocate Volunteer Role

St John Ambulance aims to support communities to be more resilient by teaching people lifesaving skills and knowledge to help their families and people around them. We are currently looking for volunteer Community Advocates nationally who will help to be the difference within their community by building relationships and promoting the importance of learning lifesaving skills.

Do you have 3 hours a month spare and would like to make a difference? If so please email Community.Engagement@sja.org.uk for a chat about this opportunity. We will discuss the training provided and how this could lead you into a new and exciting career/ volunteering journey by joining St John Ambulance

Skills or experience required?:

• Be confident engaging communications with groups of people
• Enthusiastic about promoting first aid skills to the public
• Prepared to learn first aid skills
• Confident about public speaking
• Existing community connections
• We expect you to host regular sessions (minimum 2 per month) to ensure you keep your skills up to date and to ensure you are using the current resources
• To deliver a session within 2 months of your training and recruitment into the role being completed

This opportunity is suitable for: Groups, Families, Wheelchair users
Frequency of opportunity: Ongoing
Can this opportunity be home based?: Yes
What are the areas of interest?: Advocacy, Caring, Health & wellbeing, Information & advice, Other general & helping, Supporting group
Type(s) of cause supported: Children, young people & families, Education & learning, Environment, Health, hospitals & hospices, Local community, Older people
Where is the opportunity located?: Across North Yorkshire, Craven, Hambleton, Harrogate, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough, Selby, Outside North Yorkshire
Includes out of pocket expenses?: Yes
How many hours per week is this opportunity?: 3 hours a month
You can volunteer for this opportunity at the following times:

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening