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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 Facilitator

Being a Community Facilitator is all about delivering a variety of lifesaving first aid skills in community engagement workshops and projects, within local communities, and primary and secondary schools. A lot of these projects involve talking about and demonstrating the basics of first aid to community groups that can include children, young people, and vulnerable adults.

An example of events you could be delivering a first aid talk and demo to, are primary and secondary schools, small university groups, local community groups, charities, summer fairs, shopping centres. Some of the skills you could be teaching include how to provide CPR and apply a defib, different bandages and how to use them, and basic information on various health conditions. Not only that but all the training needed, is provided by us at no cost to you!

A fantastic opportunity to help. All volunteers make a real difference and are greatly appreciated.

For more information please contact Naomi Sutton, Community Engagement Officer at email or telephone 0141 332 4031 Ext: 2274.

Travel details

Events will happen within Aberdeen and across Aberdeenshire. Travel costs will be reimbursed. Depending on the event, and the number of volunteers and licences, you may be able to take the St Andrew's First Aid van out to the events.

Travel expenses

There is an online form the volunteer can fill in. Expenses will be paid into the volunteers bank account.

Training details

Relevant training and excellent support is provided to all volunteers. Includes Standard Event First Aid Certificate, Moving and Handling Principles, Introduction to Child Protection, Community Facilitation Module. More information on this and how to attain this training can be provided by contacting us.


Minimum age: 16

Volunteers (aged 16-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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