Red Cross in Need of Volunteers to Respond

As severe weather and massive flooding continues to make its way through Texas, the American Red Cross serving Central and South Texas is looking for volunteers to fill the need to serve the community.

The training schedule is below:

Location: American Red Cross serving Central Texas 2218 Pershing Austin, TX 78723
Training dates/times:
Wednesday June 1st from 6 pm – 9 pm
Thursday June 2nd from 6 pm – 9 pm
-35 spaces available per session, please RSVP 571-439-1782

Location: Christian Life Church, 4700 West Gate Blvd Austin TX 78745
Training dates/times:
Thursday June 2nd at 10 AM
-35 spaces available per session, please RSVP 571-439-1782

Anyone in the community wanting to help. These shelter workers will be trained to assist in the opening, organizing, operating and closing of a Red Cross shelter. Interested individuals can call 571-439-1782 to register or sign up here: http://www.redcross.org/local/texas/central-and-south-texas/volunteer/application.

“When families across Texas need shelter, disaster relief and comfort, Red Cross volunteers are there to help them,” said Marty McKellips, Regional Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross Serving Central and South Texas. “Now more than ever, we need people in the community to step up and help their neighbors in need by becoming a Red Cross disaster volunteer and to provide relief for our current volunteers.”

The Red Cross is already on the ground across Central and South Texas ready to assist residents impacted by flooding and storm damage, but more volunteers are needed. All Red Cross services are free and available to everyone. Anyone affected by this weekend’s storms and needing assistance is highly encouraged to reach out to the Red Cross by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS.

 

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Red Cross in Need of Volunteers to Respond