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Volunteer Orientation - 5/15

American Red Cross - NYC Volunteer Services

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Volunteer Orientation - 5/15

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Volunteer Orientation/Training Sesssioin 23 Registrations Ended Free  

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By Invitation Only.

Find out if the Red Cross is for you!

Please join us for an Orientation to the local volunteer opportunities/positions available at the New York City Red Cross followed by the first class required of all new volunteers and employees (Disaster Services: An Overview).

Each Orientation/Training session is a fast-moving 4 hours in length (approx). The first 30 minutes briefs you on the requirements and attitudes required of an American Red Cross volunteers. If at that point you think you've found your niche, you can then stay for the training session with an explanation on how to complete the online application.

If we don't have what you are looking for, you are not required to stay for the training session and can exit anytime.

Schedule (subject to adjustment)

  • 12:30pm - 1:00pm - Introduction, managing expectations, overivew of national red cross and local volunteer opportunities. Plus overview on completing the Volunteer Connection process.
  • 1:00pm - 1:30pm Decision Making, Break & Question and Answer session. (This is where those that are interested and want to move forward can stay for the training and those that don't find what they want, can exit.)
  • 1:30pm - 5:30pm- Training Session: Disaster Services: An Overview - This EXCITING class is the first class required of all new volunteers

Please note: While our Eventbrite page is PRIVATE and cannot be shared with friends (as they may have not completed the applicant questionnaire), we’d love for you to invite your friends to become Red Cross volunteers. Please have them visit:

For more information, please call: Stephen Wolfe (917-816-3836, please mention this Eventbrite page.

ATTENTION: For those living on Long Island and in the following counties: Rockland, Sullivan, Orange, Putnam, Westchester and Fairfield (Greenwich, CT.):

  • For information about volunteering in for Metro NY North Chapter (Rockland, Sullivan, Putnam, Orange, Westchester counties and Greenwich, CT), email:
Have questions about Volunteer Orientation - 5/15? Contact American Red Cross - NYC Volunteer Services

When & Where

American Red Cross Manhattan Headquarters
520 W 49th St
New York, NY 10019

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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