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St John Ambulance
Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario Branch
Community Services

Offers a variety of community services in the area of safety and health including the following:

Medical First Response Services
  • Provides volunteer-based Medical First Response at local community events

Therapy Dog Program
  • Visits hospitals, retirement homes, and long term care facilities within the community
  • Evaluates volunteers and their dogs to become part of the program

PAWS 4 Stories Program
  • Encourages children to read to a therapy dog and their handler to help improve literacy

Car Seat Inspection Program
  • Invites parents to make an appointment to ensure their car and/or booster seats are installed and secured correctly and to ensure that children are safe while out on the road

Youth Services
  • Offers children and youth ample opportunity for fun, along with learning first aid and life skills while giving back to the community

Ladies Auxiliary
  • Raises money through cookbook and yard sales to support St John Ambulance services
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Medical First Response Team: Volunteers must be at least 16 and have a St John Standard First Aid and Level C CPR Certificate
  • Therapy Dog: Must be at least 18 and own a dog (dog will be evaluated for correct temperament)
  • Youth Services: Children and youth 10-18 years of age

Age Requirements: Ages: 10 year(s) and up;
Application Process
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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