Youth Programs

  • Two Red Cross youth volunteers comforting a woman in a shelter
     

Opportunities for Youth, Young Adults and Youth Educators!

Working on a school project? Need information on the history of the American Red Cross? The International Red Cross and our Global network? We have you covered!

Community Service Opportunities

  • Start a Red Cross Club at your school!
  • Hold a fundraiser for American Red Cross Disaster Relief or International Measles Initiative.
  • Take a tour! For scouts, school groups, after-school programs – come visit and learn how the Red Cross works locally, nationally and internationally and what you can do to help!
  • Young Adults (18+) - become a disaster volunteer.
  • Disaster Preparedness

  • Community Disaster Education, including: Masters of Disaster for Families or Educators
  • Fire Safety
  • Weathering the Storm
  • Be Red Cross Ready
  • Health and Safety Classes

  • Elementary School age:
  • o “Scrubby Bear” - Personal Hygiene, ages 4-7

    o F.A.C.T. (First Aid for Children Today), ages 5-8

    o B.A.T. (Basic Aid Training), ages 9-11

  • Middle and High School:
  • o Babysitting Training (11+)

    o CPR/AED and First Aid

    o Pet First Aid

  • Young Adults:
  • o Health Care Training (CNA/HHA, Phlebotomy, EKG, more)

  • Educators:
  • o CPR/AED/FA Instructor Training

    o Babysitting Instructor Training

    o International Humanitarian Law (IHL) class information

    o Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) – A curriculum for teachers

    College Internships

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    For more information e-mail: Centralandwesternvol@redcross.org.