Portarlington Community First Responders are looking for volunteers and their next Community First Responder training course will be held over two nights Wednesday, May 6 and Thursday, May 7.
The First Responders are contacted by ambulance control one a call has been made to the emergency services relating to a stroke, cardiac arrest, chest pains or choking.
The responders, who are trained to perform CPR are at the location within minutes.
The Port First Responders have dealt with over 100 call outs in their two year existence.
They currently have 25 members and operate on a rota basis. The person on duty manages the phone, which travels with the AED bag at all times.
They are available 24/7, 365 days per year.
There is no charge for this course please contact 089 2376075 for full details and to reserve your place. Places are limited.