St John Ambulance York Region Branch

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Record #: HMT1009 Last Modified: 15 Feb 2014 Last Full Update: 23 Jun 2011
Record Details
Areas ServedYork Region
Address & Map
13025 Yonge St, Suite 202
Richmond Hill, ON L4E 1A4
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Mailing Address13025 Yonge St, Suite 202 
Richmond Hill, ON L4E 1A4
Major IntersectionYonge and King Road
Office Phone905-773-3394
Toll Free Phone1-800-268-1677
DescriptionCommunity Service Programs 
Medical First Response Services: 
* St. John Ambulance Medical First Responder (MFR) volunteers attend public events across Ontario to provide basic and advanced first aid. *prepared to provide the first response casualty care necessary to save a life, prevent further injury or provide comfort until emergency medical services arrive.  
Therapy Dog Services: 
* well behaved canine ambassadors and their handlers visit people in hospitals, special needs programs or in long-term care facilities.  
* brings comfort and companionship to seniors, sick children, palliative care patients and the physically or mentally challenged  
Youth Services Program: 
* structured health-oriented program provides young people with opportunities for social, educational and personal development, through training, community service opportunities, leisure activities, and participation at special events. 
* Health oriented learning (ages 6-10), community involvement (ages 11-15), advanced first aid training (ages 16+), leadership development (ages 18+). 
Emergency Preparedness Program: 
* preparation for a range of emergencies *cope on our own for at least the first 72 hours of an emergency 
DatesYear round
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
AccessibilityFully Accessible
EligibilityYouth, Adults, Seniors
ApplicationAll you need to join the community service group is a current Standard First Aid certificate and a genuine interest and willingness to serve your community.
SubjectsBabysitting ; Emergency services ; First aid ; Infant car seats ; Instructional programs ; Youth groups
Volunteer CoordinatorDave Paradis, Volunteer Coordinator