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First Aid Community AdvocateSt John Ambulance volunteer

Volunteer with the nation’s leading first aid charity to raise awareness of the importance of first aid in your local community.

Are you passionate about your local community and love meeting new people? Then we'd love you to join our team of First Aid Community Advocates. You'll be helping to raise awareness of the importance of learning first aid and increase access to first aid information throughout your local community.

You’ll do this by handing out information to the public or giving talks and demonstrations at community centres, local events and groups. Your role as a First Aid Community Advocate can be flexible to suit your lifestyle and you can shape the action you take in your local community.

'I volunteer to give back to the community and to empower the community with the confidence to perform life saving skills.'

- Yasmin, First Aid Community Advocate

To become a First Aid Community Advocate, all you need is enthusiasm and passion to raise awareness of the importance of first aid. We’ll give you all the training and support you need to inspire other people to learn life saving skills. As part of our team, you’ll be working alongside like-minded people from all walks of life. As this is a flexible volunteering role, you can give as much time that suits your lifestyle.

Learning first aid skills could be the most valuable thing you ever do. This is a fantastic opportunity to share your skills and help more people save lives.

Our First Aid Community Advocate programme will be running in the following areas. These areas have been identified as ones which would most benefit from our support:

North: Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesbrough, Darlington, Stockton, Hartlepool, Whitby, Thirsk

London and south: Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lewisham, Croydon, Sutton, Kingston, Merton, Wandsworth, Lambert, Southwark, Havering, Barking & Dagenham, Newham, Lower Hamlets, Camden, Islington, Hackney, Haringey, Enfield, Waltham Forest, Redbridge

East: Kings Lynn, Fakenham, Cromer, Great Yarmouth, Diss, Norwich, Bishops Stortford, Chelmsford, Basildon, Southend, Clacton, Colchester

West: Birmingham, Bristol, Bath, Weston Super Mare, Burnham on Sea, Bridgwater, Taunton, Radstock, Glastonbury, Frome

If you are from one of these areas and are interested in becoming a First Aid Community Advocate, please get in touch.


Role category Minimum time commitment What we're looking for
First Aid Community Advocate - Raise awareness of the importance of first aid in the local community Flexible • Ideal for those who are new to first aid
• No previous first aid experience required