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DuPage Guide to Community Services

First Aid/CPR Volunteer Opportunities

Code: PX-1900.2200-250

Organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite skills and experience who are willing, on a voluntary basis without remuneration, to provide first aid including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) assistance or assistance using an automated external defibrillator (AED) following a disaster or other emergency. Volunteers in this position must be able to recognize and respond to emergencies such as shock, cardiac and breathing emergencies in adults, children and infants; heat and cold emergencies; sudden illnesses and poisonings. They treat injuries such as cuts, scrapes, muscle, bone and joint injuries and provide care for victims of sudden cardiac arrest using an AED.

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