Give first aid at events

Train in advanced first aid and you'll be ready to help at any event, from a festival to a football match.

Whoever you are, whatever skills you have, you can share your kindness by volunteering with our event first aid team.

From football matches to music festivals, our volunteers play a vital role in keeping the general public safe at events all over the UK.

We have a variety of roles available:

Logistics volunteer

First aid volunteer

Paramedic volunteer

Event first aid volunteer Steve watching the motorcross event in Sheffield

Logistics volunteer

Logistics volunteers work alongside our first aid volunteers to:

  • maintain first aid equipment
  • transport kit and set up equipment at events

You will need to commit a minimum of four hours each week. There will be flexibility to volunteer at weekdays, weekends and evenings.

First aid volunteer

Our event first aid volunteers are fully trained in advanced first aid.

They are ready to help at any occasion across the UK, from a community event to a stadium-sized rock concert.

When accidents happen or illnesses take hold, their knowledge can be vital in saving lives or preventing further injury.

You will be expected to attend around 12 events per year, normally at weekends, and attend a weekly group meeting. 

Paramedic volunteer

You will be providing paramedic skills to supplement and enhance the medical provision at events across the UK.

This will include provision of patient care, assistance with teaching of clinical skills and helping to audit care provided at events.

How to get involved

Our paramedics are based all over the UK.

Sign up to be a paramedic volunteer today:

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What we can offer you

Volunteering at an event will give you the chance to:

  • meet new people
  • learn new skills
  • help people in need who are ill or injured.

What you can expect

We'll give you all the training and protective clothing you'll need to do your role.  

You will attend a range of events to provide or support first aid.

You must be 16 or older to volunteer as an event first aider.