St. John Ambulance – Canada’s Premier First Aid Training Organization

st. John Ambulance in Canada really serves two purposes our first purpose is public training educating people on how to save a life the second component is really community services being involved in the community and delivering community service the depth of st. John certainly goes well beyond the borders of Canada operating in 42 different countries we run the gamut we do first-aid treatment we do patient transport were involved in fire services there’s a whole host of activities that st. John is involved in getting our start in 1099 we really went back to the Crusades and we’re very much involved in war and in battle over time it’s really turned into an organization that is there to support and train and help people across the world in delivering first aid and CPR st. John Ambulance is Canada’s premier first aid provider we’ve been involved in Canada since 1883 we taught our first first aid course in Quebec City and that tradition has continued on today who trained more than 550 thousand people to save a life on an annual basis all the revenue that we’re generating through our training and product sales is really to go back into the community we’re focused on delivering service in the community we have more than 12,000 volunteers that are contributing on an annual basis and those volunteers amount to more than 1 million hours back to the community we have medical first responders we have a youth program we have Campus response team we have emergency services we have therapy dog we have car safety teams we really cover the gamut in Canada st. John is really a rewarding organization for our volunteers to be involved in it gives them a chance to give back to that local community and they can really choose how they want to do that through the different programs that we have there’s something that caters to absolutely everyone saving a life is an easy thing that anyone can do it’s a matter of having the training knowing what to do how to respond anyone can make a difference

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