Community Engagement Facilitator

  • VO97349


Description

Interested in first aid? Volunteer with St Andrew's First Aid as a Community Facilitator, and you could be providing lifesaving first aid skills to your local community and schools. Make new friends, learn new skills and help us make Scotland a nation of lifesavers.

St Andrew’s First Aid is Scotland’s dedicated first aid charity and leading first aid training provider. St Andrew’s First Aid believe no one should suffer or die because they needed first aid and didn’t get it.

Their mission is to raise awareness of the importance of first aid skills through first aid event cover, first aid training courses and first aid education within schools and communities across Scotland.

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.

The role is all about promoting first aid awareness and helping to achieve their mission to create a nation of lifesavers.

You will volunteer alongside other Community Engagement Facilitators.

SKILLS: Able to work as part of a team, excellent communication skills, excellent organisation and planning skills, positive attitude, flexible and adaptable to needs of charity.

INTERESTS: Please apply if you are interested in supporting your local community or interested in first aid, and/or looking to expand and develop your public speaking skills.

EXPERIENCE: Please apply if you have experience of public speaking, a basic understanding of first aid, or maybe you’re studying a medical related degree (or even have one) and looking to volunteer.

Organisation aims and objectives

St Andrew’s First Aid is Scotland’s dedicated first aid charity and leading first aid training provider. We believe no one should suffer or die because they needed first aid and didn’t get it. Our mission is to raise awareness of the importance of first aid skills through first aid event cover, first aid training courses and first aid education within schools and communities across Scotland.

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Flexible hours. Volunteering hours are available during school holidays/term time.

Frequency and commitment details

Flexible hours. Volunteering hours are available during school holidays/term time.

Restrictions

Minimum age is 16. This role will involve talking about and demonstrating the basics of first aid to community groups that can include children, young people, and vulnerable adults.
Experience required: Skills: Able to work as part of a team, excellent communication skills, excellent organisation and planning skills, positive attitude, flexible and adaptable to needs of charity. Interests: If you are interested in supporting your local community or interested in first aid, and/or looking to expand and develop your public speaking skills. Experience: If you have experience of public speaking, a basic understanding of first aid, or maybe you’re studying a medical related degree.
Travel details: The communities and schools St Andrew's First Aid work with can be located across Clackmannanshire and its surrounding areas. St Andrew's First Aid will make you aware of the volunteering opportunities available and at that time let you know details regarding address and organiser details.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Expenses paid monthly.
Training details: Qualifications/Training required: - 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 the team: community@standrewsfirstaid.org.uk
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer