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Youth Leader

Confidence saves lives. 

  • ​Certify as a Red Cross Youth Leader and you can teach the Red Cross Stay Safe and Babysitter Course this summer!

  • 3-year Red Cross Youth Leader certification

  • A great option for a summer job and/or extra income!

  • Certification can be completed entirely online/virtually or partially online + an in-person co-teach

 

  • Great teaching experience for your resume and skillset!

  • Stand out candidates may be offered job opportunities with Little Lungs First Aid!

 

Youth Leader 

Youth leaders support the Red Cross Youth First Aid Program through the delivery of our Stay Safe! and Babysitting courses. With the required prerequisites, candidates enter into our comprehensive Youth Leader Development Program, designed to prepare them to support dynamic, learner-centred classroom environments.

Duration

Online, plus teaching experience

Prerequisites

  • Minimum age of 18 years old (or 16-17 years old with adult support)

  • Red Cross Standard First aid & CPR AED Level C certification 

Completion

  • Completion of the online component (Fundamentals of Instruction for Youth Leaders)

  • Completion of a Teaching Experience (unless meet exceptions listed below)

 

Post – Course Requirements
Youth leader candidates must complete a teaching experience with a certified Canadian Red Cross Youth Leader (this can be done virtually); the following exceptions apply: Red Cross (FA or WS) instructors or instructor trainers are required to own the current participant materials (detailed below) and complete the 'Fundamentals of Instruction for Youth Leaders' online component. Educators (elementary or secondary level) are required to own the current participant materials (detailed below) and complete the 'Fundamentals of Instruction for Youth Leaders' online component. Three – year certification as Red Cross youth leader


Certification
3–year certification as Red Cross Youth Leader


Take-Home Materials

  • Fundamentals of Instruction for Youth Leaders online component

  • Access to Fundamentals of Instruction for Youth Leaders eBook

  • Youth Leader Guide

  • Stay Safe! Workbook

  • Babysitter’s Manual