St. John Ambulance of Malaysia (SJAM) is one of the most active voluntary organizations in Malaysia. With over 60,000 volunteers nationwide, St. John Ambulance of Malaysia is dedicated in promoting and encouraging all works of humanity and charity without any distinction as to race, class or creed. SJAM members carry out first aid and home nursing duties in public events and functions to enable immediate assistance rendered when there is needed.
Through our various programmes and training modules, SJAM volunteers are not solely in first aid training, as a first aid voluntary non-governmental organization, our volunteers too exposed to various generic skills training through our activities.
You don’t need any previous first aid or medical experience, as our training will equip you with all the skills you need for the role. “
Our members are consist of the following categories:
i) Ambulance / Nursing Adult Members:
The membership is open to any individuals who keen to help the community, services to mankind, age from 16 – 65 years old. Members are trained in first aid and basic life support, equipped to render assistance to those sick and injured. Additional advanced training and life saving modules will be added for interested members.
Potential members will get promoted as Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO) and Officers to lead the members and organization.
Adult members will carry out first aid duties, community services, lead and train the cadets and juniors, ambulance services, home nursing and etc.
ii) Ambulance/ Nursing Cadet Members
Any individuals age between 10-18 years old can apply to join us as Cadets. Cadets are trained in basic first aid, foot drill and taking part in various interactive youth programmes. The programme enables young people to learn important life skills in a fun and safe environment, but with challenge and excitement appropriate to their age. The target of cadets will be the Grand Prior Award, which is the highest award for St. John Ambulance Cadet World Wide.
iii) St. John Juniors
St. John Juniors membership are open to boys and girls age 8-11. Juniors are encouraged in their mental and physical development and prepare for the challenges of being a Cadet.They are exposed to the “Essential of First Aid” and will include other subjects such as First Aid and Nursing, knowledge and introduction to SJAM, Road and Home Safety, General Knowledge and Physical Recreation.