First Aid Student Team (FAST)

Provide first aid coverage at UBC-Vancouver community events.

Who can apply

Students from any faculty can apply. This position is best suited to experienced students who are seeking a long-term commitment as a volunteer.

Preference in terms of selecting candidates will be given to students who can commit two years as a First Aid Student Team member.

There is typically 15 positions available each year.

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Time commitment

The time commitment is 6 hours per week

For mandatory time requirements, please review the position description.

Position description

Skills developed

  • Physical first aid and emergency response skills
  • Mental health and substance use first aid skills
  • Interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • Leadership skills 
  • Education and outreach skills in a variety of first aid, health & safety topics
  • Engage with other student leaders who are also interested in education about first aid, health & safety