Taking the step to volunteer with our Event Health Services team opens up an array of opportunities for different experiences and interaction with St John and your community. As a volunteer with us, you will attend a wide variety of community events and perform an essential role in safeguarding the health of the public.
As a volunteer, you are given the training, support and confidence to feel ready in your role to help the local community.
If your application is successful you will be offered a volunteer position with Event Health Services and will be contacted for next steps.
If your application is unsuccessful Volunteer Member Services will contact you to offer you an alternative volunteer role.
For more detailed information about the application process please click here.
Being an Event Health Officer will develop your communication and clinical first aid skills, as well as build your confidence by allowing you to engage with a wide variety of people by bringing lifesaving skills to the community. Being part of a large volunteer team will help you connect with other likeminded volunteers in the Perth area. You will also form part of the St John Ambulance Event Health Services team at thousands of public events annually, making a difference to people’s lives.
This program engages people of all ages and our volunteers derive a great deal of satisfaction from the sharing of knowledge and bringing lifesaving skills to the people of Perth.
Divisions located North and South of the river in metropolitan Perth.
To become a volunteer with St John Ambulance Western Australia, you will be asked to complete an on-line application, including a medical questionnaire and submit a National Police check.
All our volunteers are provided with the necessary training to enable them to carry out their role. To continue to operate in your role, you must maintain the competencies required and an appropriate level of fitness as roles are physically demanding.
All information concerning our volunteers is treated as strictly confidential at all times.
Your volunteering for St John Ambulance should not cost you anything. We will reimburse all legitimate out of pocket expenses incurred during your time volunteering with us. You should talk to your supervisor to confirm what expenses you can claim.
St John Ambulance has a long history of recognising the outstanding contributions volunteers make to the organisation. We seek to recognise all volunteers and there are a number of distinguished national awards that you can be eligible for including our internal reward and recognition program.
Volunteers at St John are expected to abide by the work place behaviour policy and relevant procedures. The policy and procedures are available for view on the intranet.
Volunteers will be informed of the Occupational Safety and Health requirements applicable to volunteers. Safety Injury and Support Services provide extensive information about their services and policies on the intranet.
St John places a very high value on the health and wellbeing of their volunteers and provides an extensive support network through its confidential Wellbeing and Support program, accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.