Youth Leader

Duration: Online, plus teaching experience
 

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.


Prerequisites
  • Minimum age of 18 y/o (or 16-17 y/o with adult support)
  • Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C certification or equivalent
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; 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.  
 
Certification
3-year certification as Red Cross Youth Leader

Take-Home Materials
  • Access PIN for the 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
Printable version - Youth Leader