WASILLA, March 5, 2019 — The American Red Cross of Alaska will host its next Matanuska-Susitna area Disaster Training Institute from March 8-10 at the Red Cross of Alaska Mat-Su Office (851 Westpoint Dr. Suite 9B, Wasilla, AK 99654).
This multi-day training conference is designed to increase volunteer capacity for community preparedness and sheltering capacity, and Red Cross disaster response in the Mat-Su Borough and surrounding areas. Attendees will hail from a wide variety of backgrounds and locations, and will include longtime, new and potential Red Cross volunteers, employees and partners.
- Red Cross Orientation
- Shelter Fundamentals
- Disaster Assessment Fundamentals
- Disaster Action Team Basics
- Recovery Casework Overview
- Collaborating Essentials
- Public Affairs Essentials
- Government Operations Fundamentals
For questions, additional details or to RSVP, please contact Bill Morrow at 907-841-4733 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About the American Red Cross of Alaska
In FY18, the American Red Cross of Alaska offered food, shelter, comfort and hope to 892 Alaskans. We responded to 308 disasters. Our preparedness/Health and Safety teams installed 2,309 smoke alarms statewide and educated 1,722 youth through The Pillowcase Project. Additionally, our Service to the Armed Forces staff exchanged 1,161 emergency messages for U.S. military service personnel 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/Alaska or visit us on Twitter at @redcrossak.