Disaster Action Team training is March 25

Mar 14, 2017
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WAYNESVILLE — The American Red Cross serving Haywood and Jackson counties has volunteer positions open on its Disaster Action Team, which helps neighbors during times of emergency.

Volunteers are on-call to respond to community members affected by house fires by providing comfort, hope and resources when needed the most. This is a critical role and a meaningful way to serve the community.

This position requires volunteers to have personal transportation and access to a computer. Red Cross provides classroom and online training and will be hosting introductory training at the following locations:

— Saturday, March 25, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at theWaynesville Branch Library, 678 S. Haywood St.

— Saturday, April 22, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Jackson County Public Library, 310 Keener St., Sylva

A completed volunteer application is required to participate. For more information and to apply, visit hwww.redcross.org/volunteer or contact Alison Gibbons at Alison.gibbons@redcross.org or 333-9296.