CPR Champion - Aberdeen

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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)

Organisation aims and objectives

St John Scotland was established in 1947 and is associated with St John Ambulance, and St John International which operates in 44 different countries throughout the world. St John Scotland support community health resilience to help improve the lives of people in need. With volunteers spread throughout Scotland, we work Nationally, and Locally, to support communities to save lives, by offering Bystander CPR Awareness sessions, the roll out and installation of Public Access Defibrillators, Patient Transport Services, and supporting Community First Responders. We also fund Scottish Mountain Rescue teams, and support the St John Scotland Mountain Safety Instructor Scheme. St John Scotland support essential sight saving work at the St John Eye Hospital in Jerusalem, and run health projects operated by St John Malawi. By working together, we can save lives.










Frequency and commitment details

Regular volunteering sessions chosen around own availability during the week.


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
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: 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