Additional Red Cross boot camps planned for disaster volunteers

September 01, 2017 07:22 AM

In response to Hurricane Harvey, the Red Cross plans on holding more boot camp training sessions for disaster volunteers.

The one-day volunteer boot camp sessions will take place from Sept. 5-13. Each session will last from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a lunch provided.

Training will encompass orientation, on-boarding and an overview of Red Cross relief operations during large-scale disasters.

Prospective volunteers must be willing to serve in a disaster affected area for a minimum of 14 days.

The Red Cross will cover all training and travel costs for those sent out. Below is a listing of each respective session and how you can register.

Tuesday, September 5
American Red Cross
33 Everett Road
Albany, NY 12205

Thursday, September 7
Poughkeepsie, NY
Training location TBA

Saturday, September 9
Utica, NY
Training location TBA

Wednesday, September 13
Saratoga Music Hall
474 Broadway, #6
Saratoga Springs, NY 12886

To sign up for a session, register online or call (518) 694-5104.

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