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Young Responders

St John Ambulance responds to health emergencies, supports communities, and saves lives. The clinical expertise and the skills of St John people make a unique; volunteer-led health and first aid charity, with a national presence, reach, and scale. Empowering people of all ages with lifesaving skills and the confidence to use them, every day.


Since March 2020, St John has refocused all its efforts to help tackle the Covid-19 crisis. Strong links within communities mean that volunteers are ideally placed to respond to needs and have already given over 200,000 hours of care to patients in hospitals, ambulances, and communities.


St John’s youth groups - Badgers (ages 7-11) and Cadets (ages 12-18) – play an important role in bringing young people together, facilitating social interactions, and developing a sense of social responsibility. 11,000 young people get together each week in local groups led by volunteer youth leaders to learn first aid and other life skills. Through these groups, we train young people to be the next generation of lifesavers, build confidence and empower them to achieve their full potential. Since lockdown, these groups have been unable to meet in person and have instead adapted to virtual meets and online activities.

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27 St. John's Lane

St John Ambulance