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.
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:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 1 year
Hours required: 6hrs Monthly
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
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
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.