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First Aid Services Team

First Aid Services Team

Have Fun & Volunteer at the Same Time!


The First Aid Services Team provides immediate first aid services for participants at events such as sporting events, concerts, festivals, local fairs, etc. Volunteer and help others when they are in need while you enjoy getting to be a part of many different community events. This position also offers volunteers a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment while building confidence, leadership skills, teamwork skills and a chance to network with professionals in the medical community.


Responsibilities:

  • Providing first aid at community events
  • Provide emergency care only within the level of your American Red Cross training
  • Respond quickly to emergencies
  • Follow directions given by FAST Station Leader and paid staff
  • Work in conjunction with Emergency Medical Services personnel
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Properly complete FAST records and reports
  • Follow FAST guidelines as established by the American Red Cross-National Headquarters
  • Represent that Red Cross in a professional manner at all times


Qualifications:

  • Hold a current certification in responding to emergencies (training provided)
  • Complete Introduction to FAST Orientation
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and respond quickly
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Able to communicate clearly
  • Able to give and take instructions
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds (using proper lifting technique)
  • Willingness and ability to learn and use Red Cross technology and reporting platforms
  • Must have reliable transportation to events
  • Able to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions


Training is provided at no cost.  This position requires that you volunteer at 12 events per year. 

 

Questions? Please contact Rebecca Dungee, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist at rebecca.dungee@redcross.org.

Have Fun & Volunteer at the Same Time!


The First Aid Services Team provides immediate first aid services for participants at events such as sporting events, concerts, festivals, local fairs, etc. Volunteer and help others when they are in…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekends
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

On-site

American Red Cross, Central & Southern Ohio Region

Columbus, OH, USA

How to Apply

If interested you can apply by visiting, www.redcross.org/volunteer, scroll down the page, and clicking on the blue "Apply Now" words. Just follow the directions from there to complete the application and background check. Be sure to have a photo ID handy (driver's license, passport, visa, state issued ID), you will be asked to upload a picture of it for identification purposes. After your application and background check process, a member of our volunteer screening team will reach out to you via phone/text/email - please be sure to respond! 

If interested you can apply by visiting, www.redcross.org/volunteer, scroll down the page, and clicking on the blue "Apply Now" words. Just follow the directions from there to complete…

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