Red Cross to Hold Volunteer Orientation in Jacksonville

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Every day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it’s one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran, the Red Cross is always there to assist thanks to the time and care of volunteers.

The Central Prairie Chapter will hold a Volunteer Orientation on Monday, April 8th to give interested parties in Cass, Greene, Morgan and Scott counties an inside look at the world of a Red Cross volunteer.

  • DATE: Monday, April 8
  • TIME: 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • LOCATION: Central Prairie Chapter office (700 N. Prairie Street, Jacksonville)
  • Local volunteer opportunities include:

  • Office volunteers
  • Community disaster education presenters
  • Disaster Action Team (DAT) members
  • Special event volunteers
  • Development volunteers
  • Those interested in more information about volunteering should email Katie.Gregory@redcross.org or call (217)243-6641.