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How to Join

We are looking for:  
Individuals with an interest in first aid and health care who wish to provide volunteer emergency health-related service within their community.

Age Group:  
Volunteer Medical Responders should be 18  years or older.

Training Pre-requisites:

The volunteer candidates:

  • must be 18  years of age
  • should be physically and mentally capable of performing the activities that are reasonable for the type of service they are to provide
  • a valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C certificate is an asset
  • must complete a criminal record check  

Time Requirement:  
Volunteer Medical Responders undergo as a minimum 40 hours of volunteer MFR training. Volunteers are generally expected, once their training is completed, to provide at least 60 hours of volunteer service per year.

Skills Development:

New volunteers receive:

  • St. John Ambulance orientation-get to know the organization
  • Advanced first aid and health safety skills training
  • Advanced Medical First Response course
  • On-going leadership training

Interested in Volunteering as a Medical First Responder? Fill out our Volunteer Interest Form today!

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