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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Community Engagement Volunteers Recruitment Open Day

About this event

St Andrew's First Aid Community Engagement Facilitator volunteers deliver first aid talks and demonstrations to people across Scotland, raising awareness of the value of first aid within their local community. Our volunteers deliver sessions in schools, colleges, universities, scout groups, businesses, charities, fayres, clubs, and everything in between! If this sounds like something you are interested in and are available during weekdays, then join us at our headquarters for our Volunteer Recruitment Open Day. No first aid experience required.

Volunteering details

Our volunteer recruitment open day is a great opportunity to learn more about about volunteering as a Community Engagement Facilitator with St Andrew's First Aid, and learn how to provide CPR and use a defibrillator.

As a Community Engagement Facilitator you will facilitate our first aid awareness talks and demonstrations in a range of community settings including (but not limited to): community groups, churches, youth groups, groups for older people, parent and baby groups, and schools.

Our Expectations of Volunteers
• Completion of an application pack.
• A successful online interview (30 mins)
• A successful PVG check
• Initial first aid training + a Moving and Handling Principles course + Child protection course
• Regular company meetings (weekly, fortnightly or monthly)
• At least 20 hours per year of volunteer hours at first aid talk and demonstrations

How we will support you
• Extensive first aid training appropriate for your role
• Regular meetings with your local Volunteer Group to continuously practice first aid skills, work through casualty simulations, and discuss specific medical issues
• A polo top and fleece uniform. *Issued once a volunteer has demonstrated their commitment to the organisation
• Out-of-pocket expenses, as covered within our Volunteer Expense Policy
• A pathway for learning and developing skills via additional health and leadership workshops and training
• Opportunity to attend volunteer conferences, forums and roadshows
• Opportunities to progress and move to different roles and leadership teams within the organisation


20 June 2024


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