First Aid Services Team

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Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross, Central & Southern Ohio Region

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. Please note that most events are in Franklin County but volunteers from all surrounding counties are welcome to join in!

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

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Fee Amount: None

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Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

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(39.9575,-82.964)
 

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