First Aider - Shropshire

No one should die because they needed first aid and didn’t get it. St John Ambulance teaches people first aid so they can be the difference between life and death, and you can help us do this.

As a first aid volunteer you will be trained to a high standard to provide first aid treatment to patients at events covered by St John Ambulance in the community, at concerts, sports events etc. at local, regional and national level.

No previous training is required – it will all be provided – we just look for a desire to help people and the readiness to deal with situations that can be distressing. 

This role is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitations Offenders Act.

Volunteering Opportunities in Shropshire Area

First aid is such a simple skill, but it has an incredible impact. We want everyone to learn it, so that they can be the difference between a life lost and a life saved.

We have the following opportunities available in your area:

  • Event First Aiders: help us to keep the community safe while they work, rest and play by volunteering as a first aider at events.

We will make sure you will have access to a proper induction to volunteering with SJA and the training you need for the role you take on. We will also provide you with a supportive environment while you are volunteering with us. Information about our volunteer roles are included in the role descriptions. What you can expect from SJA, and what we expect from those who volunteer with us, is included in the volunteer charter.

We are looking to run a volunteering selection session on:

Saturday 14th April 2018, Shropshire Induction Unit

Potential volunteering locations are listed below:

  • Bridgnorth Event Services Unit
  • Market Drayton Event Services Unit
  • Oswentry All Services Unit
  • Shrewsbury Event Services Unit
  • Shrewsbury Pengwern Event Services Unit
  • Telford Event Services Unit

If you are successful, you will need to undertake induction and training for role at these dates:

Welcome Event Session will take place on Saturday 28th April 2018 at 9am to 5pm, Shropshire Induction Unit.

Training for role sessions will be hold between 9am to 5pm at Shropshire Induction Unit on the dates listed below:  

  • Saturday 5th and 12th May 2018
  • Sunday 13th and 20th May 2018

Closing date for these opportunities is: Monday 9th April 2018

If you would like more information about these opportunities, please contact our volunteering lead, Emma Woodward, via email to: 

To apply for this opportunity please follow the link below:

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Event First Aid


10 hours per month including evenings and weekends

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