Protective Services

Protective Services

Volunteer with Yukon Emergency Medical Services

Apply to be an EMS volunteer

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) volunteers provide pre-hospital medical treatment and transportation in Yukon communities, including after-hours crews in Watson Lake and Dawson City.

Volunteer requirements

Volunteers must:

  • pass a vulnerable sector record check through the RCMP (fee waived for volunteers);
  • be capable of lifting patients and equipment, with assistance;
  • attend weeknight training sessions twice a month; and
  • be 18 years of age or older.


Volunteers who are on call, responding to an incident and attending official meetings and training, will receive an honoraria.

Volunteer training

EMS provides training in:

  • Standard First Aid (SFA)
  • Emergency Medical Responder Certificate
  • CPR for health care providers (CPR-HCP)
  • Class IV Driver’s Licence

For questions or application forms, please contact:
Yukon EMS Community Operations