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Volunteer First Aider

Irish Red Cross - Dublin City (Borough)

About Irish Red Cross - Dublin City (Borough)

The Irish Red Cross provides first-aid cover at numerous events around the country every week, ranging from concerts to sports events and community festivals. Our first-aid cover at such events is provided by volunteer members who are trained to Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council ( PHECC) standards.

What's Involved

Volunteer First Aider / EFR / CFR / EMT / FAR - This is an opportunity to volunteer with the worlds largest humanitarian organisation, learn life saving skills and make new friends. Irish Red Cross Dublin City/Borough are actively seeking new members to join our Units.

Our Units provide ambulance and medical cover at a large range of events including equestrian events, sporting events and music events such as Electric Picnic,RDS, RHK, Malahide Castle just to name a few.

Volunteers will be provided with the necessary training to enable them to gain the necessary skills to be part of a Red Cross ambulance crew.

What's required for this position

No prior training required. All training will be provided internally by our qualified instructors, unless you are externally qualified.

  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Intermediate English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 6hrs Monthly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Dublin Wide (North & South)

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - South Dublin County

Screening details for this role:

  • Formal Interview
  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 16

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Developing New Skills, Meeting Like Minded People, Supporting Our Local Communities.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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