Red Cross Recruiting Disaster Volunteers in Kona
The American Red Cross is recruiting volunteers in Kona to help out in disasters.
All new volunteers must take a series of free disaster trainings.
The next series of trainings will be held at Hualalai Academy on two consecutive Saturdays beginning on April 26.
- Disaster Services: An Overview, from 9 a.m. to noon on April 26
- Shelter Fundamentals, from 12:30-4 p.m. on April 26
- Disaster Assessment Basics, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on May 3
- Disaster Action Team: An Orientation, from 1-4 p.m on May 3
Interested persons must first register online at redcross.org/Hawaii. Click on “Volunteer” and then on “Becoming a Volunteer.”
Once applications are completed, the Red Cross will contact individuals about signing up for the basic disaster classes.
Hualalai Academy is located at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., Kailua-Kona.
For information call the Hawaii office at 935-8305 or visit the website.
The Red Cross is a non-profit humanitarian organization which provides immediate emergency needs to those affected by disasters. All Red Cross assistance to disaster victims is free.