This role is currently being trialled, for more information please register your interest.
Vacancies exist for suitably motivated individuals to contribute to the community by developing and coordinating Country Youth Ambulance Officers for the local sub centre. Youth Development Officers are the primary point of contact for youth, parents, teachers and other interested parties. They provide leadership to the youth and coordinate and/or deliver training and mentoring.They work with the sub centre to ensure that there enough youth volunteers to provide effective local event cover.
Depending on the size of the sub centre and availability of other volunteers this role may be combined with the VDO role to directly deliver training to County Youth Ambulance Officers (CYAOs).
This role is currently being trialled throughout regional WA, for more information please register your interest on the link at the bottom of this page.
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. The on-line application is available from: http://vip.stjohnambulance.com.au.
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.