Volunteer responders training project

Frontenac Neighbours Saving Neighbours is seeking volunteer responders from across Frontenac to participate in a pilot program and research study about the best ways to increase survival rates for victims of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

As a volunteer, you’ll be assigned to a team of other volunteers based on geographic location. You’ll be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the safe and proper use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED).

  • no experience required
  • free training provided
  • volunteer responders are equipped with AED
  • your work will contribute to scientific research
  • begin resuscitation in the precious minutes before paramedics arrive
  • you could save a neighbour’s life


  • 21 years of age or older
  • Have a smartphone with data plan
  • Have access to a vehicle
  • Live or work in the Townships of South Frontenac, Central Frontenac, North Frontenac, or on Wolfe Island
  • Have the physical ability to perform moderately vigorous physical activity continuously for at least two minutes; be able to perform good quality CPR for at least two minutes
  • Be able to carry an 8kg (18lb) AED kit while responding
  • Be available for required in-person training session

If you’re interested and think you could contribute to this important work, please complete the application form by clicking HERE