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Volunteer Orientation & Training

American Red Cross - Volunteer Services

Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

Volunteer Orientation & Training

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Type Remaining End Quantity
Volunteer Orientation/Training Sesssioin Sold Out Ended Free  

Event Details

By Invitation Only.

Find out if the Red Cross is for you!

Please join us for an Orientation to the volunteer opportunities/positions available at the 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. 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, are not required to stay for the training session.

Schedule (subject to adjustment):

1:00pm - Introduction & Managing Expectations

1:15pm - An overview of our Volunteer Opportunities

1:20pm - How to complete the online application

1:30pm - Decision Making & Break (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)

2:00pm - 5:30pm- 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.)

  • For information about dates at the Metro NY North Chapter (Rockland, Sullivan, Putnam, Orange, Westchester counties and Greenwich, CT), email:
Have questions about Volunteer Orientation & Training? Contact American Red Cross - Volunteer Services

When & Where

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

Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

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