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SBV of the Week: American Red Cross Health and Safety Instructor

Volunteers are needed to teach health and safety classes to the public, including CPR, First Aid, and more.
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The Volunteer Center works to connect volunteers, agencies, companies and organizations in the community. The opportunity featured has been pulled from our Volunteer Solutions website.

Each week the Volunteer Center highlights a compelling skills-based volunteer (SBV) opportunity found on our Volunteer Solutions website. This week's SBV opportunity comes from The American Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids:

Put your skills as a leader and public speaker to good use as a Red Cross Health and Safety Instructor. 

Volunteers are needed to teach American Red Cross Health and Safety Education classes to our community, helping them to prevent, prepare, and respond to emergencies.

Classes needing trained instructors include: First Aid, CPR/AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Babysitting.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide information on First Aid, CPR/AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Babysitting skills according to the American Red Cross Instructor Manual and video
  • Demonstrate all skills according to the manual and video.
  • Evaluate students’ ability to perform skills at a satisfactory level
  • Follow Chapter’s protocol for classroom education

Training Required:

  • Chapter will provide all required training to teach each specific class
  • Appropriate volunteer orientation

Education and Experience:

  • At least 17 years of age

Click here to learn more about this opportunity and to sign up!

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