St John family unites for flood relief efforts

St John Ambulance ACT volunteer Karen Elphick was quick to raise her hand to help support victims of the NSW floods. She put on her St John uniform and joined a team of close to 30 volunteers from the ACT and Tasmania travelling to flood-affected areas to provide emergency first aid and mental health support […]

Men’s Health Week – Team Responses

We asked our team of staff and volunteers with various medical and first aid experience what Men’s Health Week meant to them. “Men’s Health Week for me is about checking in on my loved ones and their mental health. During the exam period, it can be an extremely stressful time so Men’s Health Week is […]

Nathanael Semmler – National Volunteer Week

Nathanael Semmler, St John Ambulance ACT Volunteer “I joined St John ACT in 2007 as a cadet with the Canberra Central Youth Division (CCYD). I originally joined to complete my Duke of Edinburgh Award, however, I stayed because CCYD was such an amazing experience; very supportive, great people, and a great place for personal growth. […]

Rocky O’Brien – National Volunteer Week

Rocky O’Brien, St John Ambulance ACT Volunteer Rocky is one of our longest serving volunteers, having served St John Ambulance for 52 years first joining through the cadet service in NSW, and moving to serve the ACT service in 1980. Rocky chose to join the St John Ambulance organisation when she was 12 years old, […]

Adrian Sandrey – National Volunteer Week

Adrian Sandrey, St John Ambulance ACT Volunteer Adrian Sandrey is a St John Ambulance ACT volunteer who mostly works within the Events Health Services area. “I’ve been a member since Jan 2014, and am currently working in health as a registered nurse and transport officer. I’ve been inspired by the volunteers I have had the pleasure […]

Kim Baker – National Volunteer Week

Kim Baker, St John Ambulance ACT Volunteer Kim Baker is a St John Ambulance ACT volunteer who mostly works within the Events Health Services area. “I have wanted to volunteer with St John Ambulance for a number of years, being inspired by my late grandfather’s long service history with the organisation. The sense of service […]

Eleanor Davies – National Volunteer Week

Eleanor Davies, St John Ambulance ACT Volunteer “There’s something special about being able to help the community in the capacity I do as a volunteer with St John. It goes beyond administering first aid, I feel that people being aware of our presence is reassuring not just because we’re there to help in a first […]

National Volunteer Week

Today marks the beginning of National Volunteer Week. The work we do for the Canberra community is only possible due to our selfless and dedicated volunteers. We have over 200 volunteers who are able to treat patients in a whole host of situations, ranging from acute emergency situations to minor sprains and grazes. The theme […]

Mid Year Celebration and Awards Night

Last night we celebrated the amazing efforts of our volunteers and staff. Bronze Commendations were presented to: Gold Commendation presented to: Save a Life Award presented to: Thanks to outgoing Chair Roberton Bunton MStJ for his contributions to St John Ambulance ACT and we would also like to thank our chancellor Cameron Oxley KStJ for […]

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