Volunteer Training Opportunities

If you are interested in becoming a Red Cross volunteer and attending any of the trainings below, please visit http://www.redcross.org/tx/austin or http://www.redcross.org/tx/san-antonio and click “Volunteer” to fill out an application before the training. Once your application is submitted, you can attend any training below.

Please RSVP to Angie De Luna at angie.deluna@redcross.org.

Those without internet access can fill out their application at the Red Cross the day of the training before class begins.

San Antonio Training
San Antonio Area Chapter, 3642 E. Houston St., San Antonio, TX 78219

  • Wednesday, May 27
    Shelter Fundamentals 10 a.m. – Noon
    Disaster Assessment 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 28
    Shelter Fundamentals 10 a.m. – Noon
    Disaster Assessment 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Friday, May 29
    Psychological First Aid 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Client Casework 8 a.m. – Noon *class is currently full
    Shelter Fundamentals 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Disaster Assessment 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

New Braunfels Training
955 N. Walnut Ave New Braunfels, TX 78130

  •  Saturday May 30, 2015
    Client Casework 9 a.m. – Noon *class is currently full

Austin Training
Austin Area Chapter, 2218 Pershing Drive, Austin, TX 78723

  • Monday June 1, 2015
    Client Casework 9 a.m. – Noon *class is currently full

Course Descriptions 

Shelter Fundamentals – A basic training course intended to provide information on guidelines and procedures for setting up, running and closing a shelter during a disaster.

Disaster Assessment – A basic training course intended to introduce participants to the tasks and responsibilities of Disaster Assessment responders on a disaster relief operation.

Client Casework – Training to conduct effective client interviews and provide appropriate assistance to help meet a client’s immediate needs.

Psychological First Aid – This course provides a framework for understanding the factors that affect stress responses in disaster relief workers and the clients they serve.

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Volunteer Training Opportunities

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