ID: 189098

Medical Support

Young People One off - an event Across: Melbourne VIC, Sydney NSW, Hobart TAS, Adelaide SA, Darwin NT, Brisbane City QLD, Newcastle NSW, Perth WA

About this opportunity

Are you a Doctor or a Nurse looking to support Young People Living with Cancer?

Canteen relies on the assistance and support of our volunteers to help us deliver our programs for young people. We can’t run our programs without our generous volunteers. Our Medical volunteers provide support, administer medication and first aid, participate in and help run activities and most importantly have fun in the process!

Task include but are not limited to:

  • Dispensing medication as required
  • Record medication dispensed, and treatments provided
  • Administer first aid as required
  • Manage the first aid medical kits
  • Securely store medical and consent forms
  • Identify and report potential risks / hazards that may impact upon the health and safety of young people
  • Liaise with relevant health professionals if a young person or member of staff is unwell
  • Accompany unwell people to a medical centre or hospital if required
  • Supervise young people during activities

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

The position is only open to Medical professionals: Doctor's, Registered Nurses, Paramedics and Graduate Nurses.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Canteen overnight program run for up to 3 days and 2 nights and may include pre and post event debriefing sessions. Recreational and social events run anywhere from a couple of hours to a full day. It is expected that you will be able to commit for the duration of the program or event.

Suitable for
  • Skilled Volunteers