Volunteer with St John Ambulance Qld

There are many ways that you can make a difference in your community.

Join us & make a difference.

At St John Ambulance Queensland, we are passionate about saving lives through first aid, but we need your help to expand and support the growing demand for our services.

By either volunteering or donating, you are actively taking a part in enhancing the lives of Queenslanders, their families and the community through the delivery of innovative training, first aid and community social support services.

Volunteer with us

We could not support our community without the support of our volunteers.

Donate

Your donation gives us the ability to continue to support those who need it.

Program growth

However you choose to support us, we can continue to grow our programs with your help.

Female Neighbor Helping Senior Woman With Shopping

Why Volunteer?

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.

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.

Ways to help.

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

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

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

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

Volunteers support our new service of collection and delivery of essentials items such as medications, groceries and household items as well as parcels.

Commitment required: variable from 1 – 2 shifts per week

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

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

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

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

Website – Brodie

"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