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Event First Aid Provider

St. John Ambulance Ireland

About St. John Ambulance Ireland

St John Ambulance is a registered charity providing first aid training to members of the public, as well as providing first aid and advanced cover (as required) at local and national events, should someone suddenly become unwell. Our vision is that everyone should have immediate access to first aid no matter where they are or what they are doing at the onset of illness and injury.

We are always looking for bright and enthusiastic people to join us and help make that vision a reality. No experience is necessary and should you have any skills which you feel we might find useful, do let us know. All our volunteers are provided with induction training on joining and are mentored during their probationary period. Divisions (Branches) of St. John Ambulance exist throughout Ireland.

What's Involved

We are currently recruiting volunteers in the over 55 age group to volunteer mid week and at weekends. Our volunteers attend Dublin's prestigious sporting and events centres such as Croke Park, The Aviva Stadium and the RDS among others.

The main task for a volunteer is to provide first aid treatment to a member of the public who may become unwell or injured at a public event.

Training & Support
New volunteers are provided with all the necessary training to support you in your volunteer role.

St John Ambulance is a registered charity that provides first aid training and event medical cover at public events. Our volunteers are trained to the highest standards in first aid by our experienced instructors.

What's required for this position

First Aid and Induction Training is provided to new volunteers. New volunteers should have good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Drivers
  • Fitness/ Health/ Beauty
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 2 years

Hours required: 8hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
29 Leeson Street Upper, Dublin 4. D04 PX94

Other location details:
Also many locations across Dublin City and County.

Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - Fingal, Dublin - South Dublin County, Dublin

Screening details for this role:

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

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

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

Age restrictions:
Over 55

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers will be provided with first aid training and will be confident in their skills to provide basic first aid to anyone who needs it. Volunteers will also be in a position to attend many of Dublin's iconic stadiums and events centres.

Getting there

Buses 11, 46a, 46e, 118, 145, 155. Ranelagh Luas Stop and Lansdowne DART stops are nearby.

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