St John Patrons Program

INVESTING IN SAVING LIVES

The St John Patrons Program is key to the success of future St John community initiatives. It will invest in saving lives by funding vital programs to improve community resilience and increase the knowledge and usage of First Aid in the community. In particular, it will invest in these key areas:

FIRST AID IN THE COMMUNITY

This includes the First Aid in Schools Program and establishing self-help First Aid for communities at risk of fire and flood, First Aid training for leisure and sporting clubs, new mothers and various segments of the aging community.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Updated radio communication equipment to be emergency-ready for our 55 Volunteer units across Victoria.

VOLUNTEER WORKFORCE

Recruitment of 1,000 new St John Volunteers to ensure community safety at events ranging from local fetes, football matches and Little Athletics through to AFL games, the Australian Tennis Open, the Spring Racing Carnival as well as natural disasters such as Black Saturday Bushfires and the Burnley Tunnel Disaster.

FIRST AID EQUIPMENT

Update life-saving equipment, including defibrillators, oxygen response units and mobile First Aid posts for our 55 Volunteer units.

HOW YOU CAN BE INVOLVED

The St John Patrons Program is open to individuals and to organisations who want to invest in saving lives through First Aid. There are a number of different levels and recognition of this vital support as outlined in this document.

If you would like to become a Patron and save lives, please contact us on (03) 8588 8588 or at fundraising@stjohnvic.com.au. We look forward to welcoming you as a St John Patron.