Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas – March 2, 2015 – The American Red Cross is offering FREE training for volunteers interested in supporting members of the United States military and their families, or reconnecting families separated by armed conflicts around the world. Participants do not have to attend all session or both days. Lunch is provided.
Friday, March 13
Helping Families Find Solutions
Service to the Armed Forces Casework and Information and Referral
10 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
Participants will learn about tools and resources available for families when they need the support during an emergency.
Service to the Armed Forces Client Satisfaction Surveys
12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m.
Review and highlight the purpose and process for gauging clients’ satisfaction with services here in the North Texas Region.
Telling the SAF Story
Service to the Armed Forces Presentation
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Educating the community at large on the services provides through SAF and how to initiate use of those services or resources.
Saturday, March 14th
Restoring Family Links
9 a.m. -3 p.m.
Dives deep into the ways Red Cross volunteers reconnect families torn apart or separated by miles and years due to wars, natural disasters and migration. Volunteers do the detective work that can deliver a message of hope and bring a family back together.
Before attending the training, new volunteers are asked to fill out a volunteer application and complete volunteer orientation.
Learn more about these exciting programs:
Please RSVP by calling Jack Wilson at (214) 678-4406.
About the American Red Cross:
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, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.