St John Ambulance Cymru Volunteers at a local event posing for a group photograph


We’re always looking for friendly and enthusiastic local volunteers to join our team.

Our volunteering roles are flexible in terms of time and are available across Wales. Whether you have family commitments, work full-time, are a student or retired, we've got a role for you and just ask that you help when you can. If you want to find out more about volunteering with St John Ambulance Cymru then here’s a snapshot of what we do or hit the “join us” button if you’re ready to start your application and begin your volunteering journey with us. Whatever you're looking for, we have a volunteering role ideal for you.

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Are you a young person who is looking for a volunteer opportunity? Now is a great opportunity to join one of our  Badger and/or Cadet groups near you.


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We know you’ll want to make a real difference when you volunteer, but it’s not just about what you can do for us or your community, our volunteers can get a lot out of the experience too. You'll get to have a first-hand perspective of a wide range of experiences by volunteering with the first aid charity for Wales.

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Whatever you enjoy doing and however much time you can commit, there’s a volunteer role for you

First aider

Children and Young People's Leader


Student volunteering

Clinical and advisory

Community First Responder

What we will ask on your application & what you can expect from us

You will need to provide details for 2 x References - Character & Professional

We will ask you to complete an Adult & Child Enhanced DBS with us

Your application will then go through to our County Induction Units, who will support you through the application process,

If your application is successful, and you have been made active, you can then start your training, and gain your BFA qualification in First Aid.

Training will take place on our eLearning platform, and face to face sessions to take you to the final steps to becoming an Active - Operational Member.

Once all your training has been completed you can then join your chosen division in your area.

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Looking for other ways to get involved?

Whatever you enjoy doing and however much time you can commit, there’s a volunteer role for you.

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