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The Red Cross has an important role in responding to a wide range of emergencies and provides disaster training opportunities for volunteers. The initial step is to take a 3-hour class, Disaster Services: An Overview. That gives a prospective volunteer eligibility to take other training classes after being interviewed, had a background check, and accepted. All training classes are free. Most volunteer roles require 15 - 30 hours of training and a time commitment of ca. 10 hours a month.

The Disaster Sevices: An Overview is next offered on two dates in the coming weeks at the Minneapolis office: 1201 West River Parkway (3rd floor)

Tuesday, October 16, 9 AM - Noon or Monday, October 29, 6 - 9 PM

If you are interested in your potential as a disaster volunteer, contact us at the University Retirees Volunteer Center and we will submit your name for registration in the class. Let us know ASAP as the Red Cross needs to have course materials ready.

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