First Aider


As a First Aider at Events, you’ll help St John Ambulance provide first aid at large and small events within the community. You’ll be part of a team of volunteers delivering help where it’s needed, dealing with everything from a sprained ankle to a cardiac arrest.

The experience you gain could lead to more advanced roles, including patient transport, cycle response, advanced first aid and emergency response. You’ll make a real difference to your community and have a huge impact on the nation’s health. 

As a First Aider at Events, you’ll get a huge sense of satisfaction and pride delivering an essential service. It’s great for you, great for your community and great for our nation, and it requires only a small commitment of your time. 

We will make sure you will have access to a proper induction to volunteering with SJA and the training you need for the role you take on. We will also provide you with a supportive environment while you are volunteering with us. Information about our volunteer roles are included in the role descriptions. What you can expect from SJA, and what we expect from those who volunteer with us, is included in the volunteer charter.

  • We are looking for people in the following areas: Kidlington, Wantage, Bicester, Oxford, Henley, Banbury
  • If interested in this role applicants MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND ALL THE FOLLOWING DATES Selection Day for this role on Sunday 2nd February at St John House 40 High Street, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 2DN. This event will start at 10am and could last all day. Please wear suitable casual and comfortable clothing as you will need to undertake a fitness for role test. Lunch is not provided.
  • If successful, applicants will be required to attend all the following dates in Kidlington:
    Welcome Event – 9th February 2020 Candidates will need to attend from 10am for approximately 2 hours. The welcome will be at: St John House 40 High Street, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 2DN.
  • Training day 1 – 22nd February 2020
    Training day 2 – 23rd February 2020
    Training day 3 – 29th February 2020
    Training day 4 – 1st March 2020
     All the training days are full days 9AM-5PM. Lunch is not provided. The training days will be held at St John House 40 High Street Kidlington Oxfordshire OX5 2DN.

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Volunteering Opportunities

If you want to help save lives in your community, we’d love you to join our team. Whatever you enjoy doing,and however much time you can commit, there’s a volunteer role for you.