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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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CPR Champion - East Lothian

As a CPR Champion you will support St John Scotland as part of their partnership with Save a Life for Scotland.
You will get the opportunity to attend various events within your local area with other St John Scotland CPR Champions and CPR Leads ensuring that participants are equipped to undertake potentially lifesaving bystander CPR according to current policies, regulations and protocol. You will also be trained on demonstrating defibrillator usage to participants.

Main tasks:

  • Deliver Bystander CPR awareness to various people at different events within your local area

  • Defibrillator Demonstration (training is provided)

Experience required

  • Outgoing and welcoming personality, willing to interact with a great variety of individuals

  • Ability to organise own transport to the locations of the different events

  • Be able to commit for a period of at least 6 months

  • Knowledge of current CPR guidance desirable

Travel details

Various locations across your local area

Travel expenses

Reasonable volunteer travel expenses paid in line with the St John Scotland Volunteer Expenses Policy

Training details

  • You will be provided with the necessary training to deliver Bystander CPR awareness sessions. This will be conducted by attending a ‘CPR Champion Awareness’ event organised by St John Scotland.

  • Ongoing support is offered by the CPR Lead and the area team

  • Other volunteer training opportunities are offered as part of your role


Minimum age: 18

Frequency & commitment
Regular volunteering sessions chosen around own availability during the week.

Volunteers (aged 18-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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