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What's involved

What do volunteer ambulance officers do? 
-          Go on shift to attend ambulance jobs which can be emergencies or patient transfers
-          Maintain a 24-hour ambulance service in regional communities
-          Attend training regularly to maintain skills
-          Complete accurate records for ambulance calls
-          Work with staff and volunteers from SAAS, other services and the public
-          Comply with the code of conduct and represent SAAS positively at all times
-          General duties associated with maintaining vehicles and ambulance equipment
What are the benefits of becoming a volunteer ambulance officer? 
-          Free first aid training
-          Free ambulance cover, for yourself, spouse and dependents (more information here)
-          Free uniform
-          Free training in all skills and clinical training relating to your volunteer role
-     Certificate VI in Health Care which is nationally recognised
-          Annual volunteer conference
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