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Pahoa-Area Red Cross Volunteers Sought

May 21, 2015, 11:21 AM HST
* Updated May 21, 11:29 AM
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The Hawai’i chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking out interested volunteers in the Pahoa area.

Free training for disaster services will be conducted in June.

Those interested in volunteering should visit the Hawai’i Chapter’s Red Cross website and complete an application. After completing the application form, Red Cross officials will contact and sign volunteers up for training classes.

Hawai’i Academy of Arts and Science Public Charter School’s Arts and Science Center will be the site of the trainings on the following dates:

Disaster Services: An Overview – Saturday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Shelter Fundamentals – Saturday, June 27 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Disaster Assessment Fundamentals – Sunday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Disaster Action Team Orientation – Sunday, June 28 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To obtain more information about volunteering with the Red Cross, visit the Hawai’i Chapter’s Red Cross website or contact Michele Liberty by calling 854-4283 or e-mail [email protected]

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