St. John Ambulance York Region is Canada's premier FIRST AID training and not-for-profit charitable organization offering Public and WSIB Ontario Certified FIRST AID with CPR & AED courses, Volunteering Opportunities & Community Service Programs.
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"First in FIRST AID training in-class, on location and online"
As Canada's leading authority in First Aid, we offer the most comprehensive and innovative First Aid training programs for the public and businesses. Choose from a wide variety of courses and options to obtain certification in First Aid, CPR / AED to meet provincial or federal regulatory requirements. Register Here
In Ontario, the WSIB Health and Workplace Safety Act requires all workplaces have staff trained in First Aid program. Whether you have one or one hundred employees, St. John Ambulance has the training solution for you. Employees can join a public course or arrange for a private on-site course. More Info Here
St. John Ambulance offers a wide selection of first aid kits, health & safety supplies and personal protective gear. We also carry top of the line AEDs & accessories. Shop all of your first aid needs for work, home & play today! Also check out our AED mobile APP. Have an AED question? Call or Email us! More Info Here
Identify the risks and get tips on workplace safety, emergency preparedness, seasonal safety and more, with St. John Ambulance resources designed to go hand-in-hand with our first aid training courses. Help share our safety tips with others online and through social media to keep people safe! More Info Here
St. John Ambulance is proud to offer a selection Blended First Aid Courses and Online Occupational Health & Safety Courses. These classes were designed to save time and money while imparting quality course content. Whether you need to refresh your WHMIS, become Bear Aware, or understand the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) our e-classroom has a course for you!
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"Community services is the backbone of St. John Ambulance"
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Improving lives on a daily basis, St. John Ambulance THERAPY DOG Program brings joy and comfort to the sick, lonely and to those in need of a friendly visit. This community service is delivered by Therapy Dog teams who visit clients in hospitals, retirement residences, care facilities, schools and universities. Our four-legged volunteers are always greatly appreciated. More THERAPY DOG Service Info Here
Eager to help provide community service support, St. John Ambulance CADETS PROGRAM volunteers are available for your public event, such as community gatherings, sporting and recreational events, to help support your event. Being a member of St. John Ambulance, we provide our youth the opportunity to help in our communities. Our youth volunteers attend events in their uniforms. More YOUTH PROGRAM Service Info Here
Car Seat Clinics are scheduled at random locations every month within York Region. As it requires one-on-one training with parents / guardians, we schedule our appointments in 30 minute segments. This is a valuable service which teachers you how to install your own child’s car seat. Due to the volume of requests, booking an appointment from our calendar on a scheduled Car Seat Clinic day is necessary. Event requests welcomed. More CAR SEAT CLINIC Service & Calendar Info Here
Well-trained and well-equipped, St. John Ambulance ADVANCED MEDICAL FIRST RESPONDER volunteers are at countless public events, such as community gatherings, sporting and recreational events, to give First Aid care when emergencies occur. By being there, St. John Ambulance volunteers are “first on the scene” in the critical minutes until medical assistance arrives. More MFR Service Info Here
St.John Ambulance Medical First Responder (MFR) volunteers attend countless public events across Ontario to provide basic and advanced first aid when emergencies occur. Our volunteers provide first response casualty care necessary to save a life, prevent further injury or provide comfort until emergency medical assistance arrives. (Age 16+)
St. John Ambulance Cadets Youth Program is a structured health-oriented program that provides young people with opportunities for social, educational and personal development through training, community service, leisure activities and participation at special events. Activities include First Aid, Health Care training, community service, camping and recreational events. (Ages 12-17)
YOUTH LEADERS: Helps to supervise Youth Program participants. (Age 18+)
St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program Teams are made up of evaluated dogs with certified volunteers. Improving lives on a daily basis, the program brings joy and comfort to the sick, lonely and those in need of a friendly visit. It is continuing to expand as communities recognize the special contributions that caring, four-legged volunteers can bring to all ages. Does your dog have what it takes to be a Therapy Dog? (Age 18+)*
St. John Ambulance Car Seat Safety Teams are made up of trained and certified volunteers. Our volunteers educate and coach parents or guardians in the use of child restraint systems. Our goal is to help children travel safely all the time, by ensuring the restraint is properly installed and teaching parents how to install and use the seat correctly every time the child travels in the vehicle. (Age 16+)
Our Outreach Ambassadors attend events in the community to promote the importance of life saving skills and the value of volunteering with St. John Ambulance. First Aid and community involvement are some of the defining characteristics of St. John Ambulance. At Outreach and Education, we want to engage and challenge our community to learn more about life saving skills and the personal rewards of becoming a volunteer. (Age 18+)