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St. John Ambulance

Understanding St. John Ambulance MMUST Division

St John Ambulance Masinde Muliro University Division is part of St. John ambulance Kenya, in western region under Kakamega fully registered and recognized as a club in the University.

The club operates under the guidelines from St. John Ambulance Kenya.

Vision

To be at the heart of the nation we serve as volunteers in the provision of a continuous community service ensuring every household has access to a trained first aider, a world class emergency response and is empowered to care for their health needs.

Mission

To be the leading organization of disciplined volunteers, with our members and supporters providing first aid, essential emergency services, increasing the capacity to save lives and ensuring the provision of healthcare in the communities.

Core Values

• In service to humanity

• Volunteers, cadets and badgers at the heart of their communities

• Professional and quality service

• Transparent and accountable service provision

• Equality irrespective of race, religion, ethnicity and gender.

• Sanctity of life.

SJVGR

The general set of rules and regulations published by the organization to govern all aspects of volunteer work.

Terms and Conditions of Service

A St. John volunteer

• Must be taken through an induction of the organization

• Must subscribe to the SJVGR

• Must be of good character with no previous criminal records

• Must be able to see him or herself as part of the organization embracing both challenges and achievements

• Must have gone through and successfully completed a first aid course

• Must go through a three-month probation period.

Roles and responsibilities of the Volunteer

• Serve the community and first aid care

• Should be willing to offer time experience and resources

• Shall be a good ambassador of the organization

• Serve the organization in the area of competence.

• Be conversant with the St. John volunteer general regulations.

Qualification for Volunteers

A Volunteer Should;

• Have Integrity

• Be Moral uprightness

• Be Commitment

• Have a volunteer spirit

• Not have criminal record

• Be of Sound mind

St John Ambulance training

• The St John Ambulance Masinde Muliro University division was trained by the St. John Ambulance Kenya. The training was held on 16th compound, conducted by the Regional Executive officer Fredrick Mukasa Makhatsa, the division Patron Dr. Stanley Omuterema and Calvin Saisi Keguso, St John Ambulance Hospital division- Kakamega.

• The vision of the club is ‘To be at the heart of the nation, we serve as volunteers in the provision of a continuous community service ensuring every household has access to a trained first aider, a world class emergency response and is empowered to care for their health needs.’

• The mission is ‘To be the leading organization of disciplined volunteers, with our members and supporters providing first aid, essential emergency services, increasing the capacity to save lives and ensuring the provision of healthcare in the communities.’

• The clubs core values are to be in service to humanity, to incorporate volunteers, cadets and badgers at the heart of their communities, provide professional quality transparent and accountable service provision in terms of equality irrespective of race, religion, ethnicity and gender. These core values advocate for Sanctity of life.

The general set of rules and regulations published by the organization to govern all aspects of volunteer work.

• Terms and conditions of St. John volunteers; must be taken through an induction of the organization. These terms and conditions dictate that one, must be of good character with no previous criminal records, must be able to see him or her as part of the organization embracing both challenges and achievements, must have gone through and successfully completed a first aid course, must go through a three- month probation period.

• Roles and responsibilities of a volunteer include,

serve the community and first aid care.

Should be willing to offer time, experience and resources,

shall be a good ambassador of the organization, and serve the organization in the area of competence. be conversant with the St. John volunteer general regulations.

A Volunteer shall have; integrity, moral uprightness, commitment, volunteers spirit, no previous criminal record, sound mind.

AOB

• The recruits were trained on, leadership, drills, training and vocational camps, effective communication, training of trainers courses, warrant holders, seminars/ workshops, home and community based care, Casualty simulation, Fire safety and control, water rescue, disaster preparedness and management, competitions, sovereign awards, annual parade and inspection, ambulance services, peer education on HIV/AIDS and others, allied subjects and programs.

• The objective of the activity was to train members of the brigade on the use of ambulance equipment and evacuation techniques. Apart from first aid training the division had found it necessary to train members on the use of ambulance equipment in rescue activities.

• Future plan of Brigade training on use firefighting equipment, fire rescue and fire drills is to be done to up the skills of the brigade members and the community at large in a bid to ensure superb response in times of need.

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Appointments can be made outside of these hours in special circumstances.

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