Volunteer with us

Help us in our mission to serve the community

Be a part of something

For some it’s a chance to give back to the community, and for others it’s a valuable opportunity to develop new skills or share existing skills. What unites our volunteers is their passion and commitment to make a tangible difference in the community.

Download our Volunteering brochure here.

Why volunteer?

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Make an impact

Help to make an impact in your community.

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Share and learn skills

Share your skills with others and learn some new skills along the way.

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Meet people

Meet new people and be a part of a friendly and engaging team.

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Combat isolation

Help support our fight to combat isolation in our community.

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Real world experience

Have the opportunity to gain real world experience.

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Have fun

Have fun in an environment where you can feel like you are making a difference.

Ways to volunteer

St John Ambulance Qld is proud to have an active team of volunteers supporting us to provide vital services to people in the community. We have a diverse range of volunteering opportunities suitable for all skill levels and time constraints.

Our Health and Medical Services (HMS) team attend events all across the state, providing support and first aid services to our local and regional communities.

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Our team of compassionate volunteers provide connection and friendship by visiting people in our older community either in their own home or in an Aged Care Facility on a regular basis.

Commitment required: 1 hour weekly or fortnightly

Location: Queensland wide

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Committed volunteers provide regular phone calls to older people in our community. These calls provide positive and uplifting conversation and provide much needed friendship.

Commitment required: 30/40 minutes weekly or fortnightly

Location: Queensland wide

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Volunteers across the state provide a daily check-in phone call at the same time daily. For any unanswered calls, St John Qld will initiate action to ensure the person is safe.

Commitment required: 10 mins Mon-Fri

Location: Queensland wide

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Working as a larger team, volunteers provide door-to-door transport in a St John vehicle. This is a safe and affordable option for essential travel to appointments and other vital services.

Commitment required: variable from 1 – 2 shifts per week

Location: Brisbane, Toowoomba, Bundaberg, Maryborough, Hervey Bay and Townsville

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Volunteers assist our clients through accompanied shopping, bill paying, attendance at appointments and other social outings.

Commitment required: variable from 1 – 2 shifts per week

Location: Brisbane, Bundaberg, Maryborough and Hervey Bay. 

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Supporting the Hospital community, our team of volunteers provide various services from way-finding to ward and admin support.

Commitment required: variable from 1 – 2 shifts per week

Location: Logan Hospital and Caboolture Hospital

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Our team of volunteer educators teach primary school students about the importance of First Aid and what to do in the event of an emergency.

Commitment required: variable from 1 – 2 shifts per month

Location: Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Toowoomba

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Working alongside office staff, volunteers can support in many ways by providing administrative support. Roles and hours are flexible.

Commitment required: variable from 1 – 2 shifts per week

Location: Brisbane

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"We would chat and laugh together, tell stories and jokes, tell each other our plans for the week. It’s a very rewarding experience”

Brodie - St John Ambulance Qld CVS Volunteer

Other ways you can help

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