Austria (6)

 

Founded in 1974, Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe in Austria provides rescue, transport and medical services with its ambulances and realises first aid trainings. Civil protection, services for people with disabilities, palliative care, youth work and first aid at public events also belong to its core competences. Over 944 employed staff, almost 558 volunteers and 173 community servants ensure that in four Austrian regions people receive the assistance they need.

Skiing and First Aid (winter season 2018-2019)

Description of the project 
The volunteer will participate in the first aid service on ski piste, at Carinthia, Turracher Höhe, provided for skiing tourists.  JOIN Volunteers learn about the Johanniter services in an alpine area and support the first aider during their service. In addition, participation in ambulance service can be offered. 
Maximum number of participants
1 person
Duration 
winter season 2018-2019 (from November until end of March), German language, max. 3 days
during vacation periods Monday-Sunday; other periods: Saturday/Sunday
Working hours per day and week
~ 8 hrs per day
What is expected from the volunteer? 
Participate in the first aid service on a skiing piste
Materials needed
None
Qualification 
German language needed
Good skiing skills
Qualification equivalent to Austrian “Rettungssanitäter” or higher
Accommodation available
Depends on the duration of the stay and the availability; if not available, we assist in looking for an accommodation with moderate prices
Food available
No
Insurance 
To be provided by the volunteer, if not provided by the sending enterprise
Possibility to bring partner/family
Yes for the stay, no for the service
Costs
Travel expenses covered 50% by the JOIN Office, 50% by the volunteer
Contact persons / coordinator 

First Aid Training in Vienna

Project
Participation in training events for rescue staff in Vienna
Description of the project 
JOIN Volunteers participate in training events of the Johanniter Training Center Vienna and learn about training methods and get emergency medical know-how of Johanniter Austria.
Maximum number of participants
2 persons
Duration 
17.02.2018 – 18.02.2018 or
30.06.2018 – 01.07.2018 or
20.10.2018 – 21.10.2018
Application needed at least 2 weeks in advance
Working hours per day and week
~ 8 hrs per day, 2 days 
What is expected from the volunteer? 
Participate in training events for rescue staff
Materials needed 
none
Qualification 
German language needed
Accommodation available 
upon request, depends on availability 
Food available
Lunch is provided
Insurance 
To be provided by the volunteer, if not provided by the sending enterprise
Possibility to bring partner/family
Not for the event
Costs
Travel expenses covered 50% by the JOIN Office, 50% by the volunteer
Contact persons / coordinator

Ambulance service Open Air Folk Music and Hiking event „Wenn die Musi spielt”

Description of the project 
The volunteer will participate in the ambulance service provided for the Music event “Wenn di Musi spielt” in Bad Klein Kirchheim, Carinthia. About 15,000 visitors are expected. Johanniter provides the ambulance and first aid services during the performances.
JOIN Volunteers learn about the Johanniter ambulance service provided for big events and get involved in the Carinthian ambulance system in a rural area.
Maximum number of participants
2 persons
Duration 
8 July to 14 July 2018
Working hours per day and week
~ 12 hrs per day
What is expected from the volunteer? 
Participate and support First aid Services during Hiking events and Music performances
Materials needed 
None
Qualification 
German language needed; First aid / Ambulance qualification equivalent or similar to Austrian “Rettungssanitäter”. 
Accommodation available
No accommodation provided. We assist to find accommodation.
Food available
No
Insurance 
To be provided by the volunteer, if not provided by the sending enterprise
Possibility to bring partner/family
Not for this event
Costs
Travel expenses 50% covered by the JOIN Office, 50% by the volunteer
Contact persons / coordinator

Ambulance Services at Austrian National Holiday (October 2018)

Title of the project
Participation in ambulance services during Austria´s national holiday
Description of the project 
The volunteer will participate in the ambulance service provided for big events in the city of Vienna. The events at the National Holiday at Heldenplatz and Rathausplatz in the very center of Vienna provide presentations of the Austrian Army and a broad variety of institutions involved in security, disaster prevention and health services. About 100,000 visitors regularly participate in the events. 
Johanniter provide the most ambulance resources together with Malteser, Red Cross and Samaritans. 
JOIN volunteers learn about the Johanniter ambulance service provided for big events and get involved in Vienna´s health and care system.
Maximum number of participants
max. 3 persons
Duration 
2 days, 25 and 26 October 2018
Working hours per day and week
~ 12 hrs per day
What is expected from the volunteer? 
Provide First Aid at ball event, no uniform, but dressed for ball event 
Materials needed 
None
Qualification 
first aid qualification similar to Austrian “Rettungssanitäter” recommended, but not mandatory, language: German or English
Accommodation available 
as available, on request
Food available
During events (on duty) food will be provided
Insurance 
To be provided by the volunteer, if not provided by the sending enterprise
 
Possibility to bring partner/family
Not for the event
 
Costs

Travel expenses covered 50% by the JOIN Office, 50% by the volunteer

Contact persons / coordinator

Emergency Care Service in Vienna

Description of the project 
The volunteer will participate in the emergency care service of Johanniter in Vienna and be part of a (employed or volunteer) team of care and ambulance staff in a patient transport car. The team provides both patient transport and acute care situations with a broad variety of care situations. The volunteer will assist and support the team. 
He or she can learn about this specific service and get involved in Vienna´s health and care system.
 
Maximum number of participants
1 person at the same time, 1-2 days
 
Duration 
Open/flexible/on request, during 2018
 
Working hours per day 
~ 12 hrs per day
 
What is expected from the volunteer? 
Participate in emergency mobile care situations, partly also patient transport
 
Materials needed
None
 

Qualification

first aid qualification or care qualification

language: German or English
 
Accommodation  
on request
 
Insurance 
To be provided by volunteer
 
Possibility to bring partner/family
Not for the event
 
Costs
Travel expenses 50% covered by the JOIN office, 50% by the volunteer 

Contact persons 

Mobile Care Service in Innsbruck, Tyrol

Description of the project 
Participate in the Mobile care service in Tyrol, support and assist the care team.
The volunteer will participate in the Mobile care service of Johanniter in Tyrol and support employed care staff. The volunteer will assist and support the mobile care service (not stationary) for elderly and ill persons. The volunteer will learn about the care system in Tyrol and get involved in Tyrol health and care system in the city of Innsbruck.
Maximum number of participants
2 persons
Duration 
Up to one week during week days
Working hours per day 
~ 8 hrs per day
What is expected from the volunteer?
Participate in mobile care situations
Materials needed 
None
Qualification 
Minimum age 17
Language: German or English
Accommodation available 
We assist with looking for an accommodation
Food available
No food provided
Insurance 
To be provided by volunteer
Possibility to bring partner/family
Not for this service
Costs
Travel expenses covered 50% by the JOIN Office, 50% by the volunteer
Contact persons 

Your contact person Robert Brandstetter

Dr.

Ignaz Köck Straße 22
1210 Wien