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Ambulance and Events Volunteer - Akaroa

St John NZ (Southland Otago and Canterbury)

Do you want to give back to the Akaroa community? Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer role? Volunteering as a St John Ambulance and Events officer provides huge rewards by working on an ambulance and on community events. Your role is varied, but the focus is always on providing quality care to patients.  Volunteering with St John is a great way to be involved and help your Akaroa community!

The Akaroa St John team is looking for people from all walks of life to join their dedicated team of volunteers. In return for your service, St John will provide you with NZQA recognised qualifications and an amazing opportunity to serve your community.

The Akaroa community is reliant on volunteers to provide 24/7 cover for the local first response unit.

All training is provided - All you need is a can-do attitude and a clean driver's license. Age is no barrier (unless you are under 18 years old) as long as you have a basic standard of fitness. Volunteering with St John can also be a gateway to a very rewarding career in the ambulance sector.

Our Ambulance volunteers provide care and support to our patients through their journey which may start at a 111 call and end either being referred to another health care provider, treated on scene, or transported to a medical facility. As an Events volunteer you could be covering anything from local and international sports events, to school fairs or a rock concert.

Our ideal candidates are those who have a desire to help people in a compassionate and professional way, embracing the diversity our communities offers. You'll committed to continuous learning and training, and display St John's core values. Without question, you will be trustworthy and reliable, able to display excellent communication skills (written and oral), have great time management and be computer literate.

All information can be found on our St John Careers site. Please submit your application there.