Valletta 18 Opening – Jan 2018

Members of the St John Rescue Corps were on duty at Valletta on 20th January – on this day Valletta became the European Capital of Culture 2018.  Thousands of people went to Valletta to follow the Four Squares (Erba’ Pjazez) events.    

Open Day – Jan 2018

St John Rescue Corps organised an open day on Saturday the 6th of January 2018 at Fort Madalena. The general public was invited to see our volunteers undertaking training  and to follow fire safety awareness training sessions. A good number of visitors submitted their application to start volunteering with the…

Recruiting Fire Fighter Volunteers

We are now accepting applications from volunteers interested in joining our next recruitment programme starting in January 2018. This programme is mainly targetted towards volunteers interested in fire fighting duties with the SJRC. The programme consists of these modules: Introduction to the St John Rescue Corps; Light Rescue (rope work, carrying methods & stretcher handling);…

Fire Safety Tips for the Festive Season

St John Rescue Corps launched a campaign to raise awareness about fire safety during the festive season.     Media coverage: Net News Newsbook One News TVAM

National Volunteer of the Year Awards

On the 5th December , the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector presented the National Volunteer Award 2017 during an award giving ceremony held at the Casino Maltese, Valletta under the patronage of the Hon. Dr Clifton Grima, Parliamentary Secretary for the Youth, Sports and Voluntary Organisations. Our Assistant Commissioner…

St John Rescue Corps on Hbieb u Ghedewwa – Nov 2017

Members of the St John Rescue Corps and St John Ambulance (First Aid & Nursing) have featured in the popular series ‘Ħbieb u Għedewwa’.    

Underwater Clean-up – Nov 2017

On Sunday 26 November, the sea rescue team of the St John Rescue Corps provided first aid and life guard service to support an underwater clean-up organised by the Ta’ Xbiex Local Council and ‘Get Trashed Malta’ to organise an  as part of the European Week for Waste  as part of…

Recruiting Volunteer Rope Rescuers – Nov 2017

The St John Rescue Corps has launched a campaign to recruit volunteers interested in joining the Corps. The recruitment programme starting in November 2017  is mainly targetted towards volunteers interested in rope rescue duties with the SJRC. The programme consists of these modules: Introduction to the St John Rescue Corps; Light Rescue (rope work,…

Grant Awarded to St John Rescue Corps – Oct 2017

On the 26th October, the St John Rescue Corps received a grant to strengthen its operational capacity in order to better assist the Department of Civil Protection whenever emergencies arise.  

Training Camp – Oct 2017

Between Friday the 20th of October and Sunday the 22nd of October, Corps’ members setup another camp to simulate a local medium-term deployment Base of Operations. The setup of such a camp took place in Verdala and it consisted of a command centre, sleeping quarters, recreational and eating area, showering…