JUNEAU, November 6, 2018 — The American Red Cross of Alaska will host its Southeast Disaster Academy from November 16-18, at Bartlett Hospital in Juneau.
This multi-day training conference is designed to increase volunteer capacity for community preparedness and partnerships, and Red Cross disaster response in Southeast Alaska. Attendees will come from a wide variety of backgrounds and locations, and will include long-time, new and potential Red Cross volunteers, employees and partners.
- Introduction to Disaster Preparedness Education
- Disaster Action Team Overview and Development
- Mobilizing the Community
- Supervising the Disaster Workforce
- Government Operations
Institute participants who complete the courses and are new to the Red Cross will be encouraged to take on volunteer roles as preparedness educators or general disaster volunteers, and those with previous Red Cross experience will increase their capacity to take on supervisory roles, work in an Emergency Operations Center, or form deeper partnerships with community partners.
For questions, details, or to RSVP, please contact Andrew Bogar at 907-347-5841or email@example.com.