Want to be part of a team that saves lives? Join the St John Rescue Corps

St John Rescue Corps has volunteering opportunities for everyone from firefighting, high-angle rescue, medical rescue and water lifesaving to administrative duties and Headquarters maintenance duties.

In recognition of the many years of dedicated voluntary rescue service rendered to the Maltese Islands by all the volunteers of the St. John Rescue Corps, the President and Vice President of the Real Academia Sancti Ambrosii Martyris, have presented the Rescue Corps with the international award ‘Aulo Quintilio Prisco‘.

“We are honoured to have been recognised by this award for our contribution to society. Our volunteers train consistently to ensure that we are ready when duty calls,” said the Corps Commissioner and Commander Andrew Grech.

During the award ceremony that was held at the Corps Headquarters and Training School, the Corps Commissioner and Commander Andrew Grech OStJ, St.JRC, together with the Deputy Commissioner Christopher Borg Cardona OStJ, St.JRC and Assistant Commissioner Andrew Pizzuto OStJ, St.JRC were also awarded the title of Honorary Members of the Academy.

This month, St John Rescue Corps is opening its doors to anyone over 18 years of age who is interested in becoming part of a team that saves lives.

“We are always looking for bright and enthusiastic people, who are willing to dedicate their free time to gain rescue skills and contribute to our organization, public duties as well as emergency call-outs. Our volunteers come together for a common cause, irrespective of age and background,”said Rescue Officer Daniel Borg.

An induction session during which more information on the organisation and what it entails to become a member, will be held on Saturday the 29th February.  Interested individuals are kindly asked to register their interested on join@sjrcmalta.org.

More information on the Corps is available on their Facebook page, or website: www.sjrcmalta.org