GREENSBORO — The American Red Cross serving Yadkin County has volunteer positions open on its Disaster Action Team. Volunteers respond to local disasters such as home fires and are on call to help neighbors during times of emergency. Volunteers provide comfort, hope and resources when needed the most. This is a critical role and a meaningful way to serve the community.
This position requires volunteers to have personal transportation and access to a computer. Disaster Action Team volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
Red Cross provides classroom and online training and will be hosting introductory training June 28 at Arlington Fire and Rescue, 321 S. Main St., Jonesville.
Two sessions will be offered at this location. Participants will need to attend one session.
Session I will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Session II will be from 6 to 9 p.m.
Registration is required to participate. To register, contact Anne Vestal, Volunteer Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-332-6916, stating the session participants plan to attend. To start the volunteer application process, visit www.redcross.org/volunteer.
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
The American Red Cross Piedmont Triad Chapter serves a population of over 1.6 million people in the counties of Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin.