Red Cross Offers Babysitter’s Training
Springfield, MO. – Due to classes filling quickly and an increase in demand for trained babysitters, your American Red Cross has added another opportunity for future babysitters. Local pre-teens and teenagers have the opportunity to become American Red Cross certified babysitters by attending a day-long training session on Saturday, September 26, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This one-day interactive class trains young people to be responsible caregivers. Skills gained will be valuable to those caring for siblings and/or those who want work as babysitters.
Babysitter’s Training covers the following topics:
Safety and Responsibility Holding
Leadership Safe Play
Preventing Accidents First Aid
Basic Care Bleeding
Feeding Sudden Emergencies
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2009
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: American Red Cross, 1545 N. West Bypass, near corner of West Bypass & Division, Springfield
Age Requirement: Need to be 11 years of age or older
What to Bring: A sack lunch, snacks (or money for snacks from on-site vending
Cost: $49 per student
Registration: Must call the American Red Cross at 417-832-9500, ext 117 (toll free 1-866-206-0256)
Class size is limited and will fill quickly
*Students will not be permitted to leave the facility during or after class dismisses without a parent or guardian.
All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from people. To help the victims of local disasters, financial contributions can be mailed to: American Red Cross, 1545 N. West Bypass, Springfield, MO. 65803. To volunteer, please contact the chapter headquarters at 417-832-9500 or 1-866-206-0256.
Public Information Officer
Financial Development Assistant
American Red Cross
Greater Ozarks Chapter
1545 N. West Bypass
Springfield, MO. 65803
417-832-9500 EXT. 107
Toll Free: 1-866-206-0256 EXT. 107
***** Be Red Cross Ready– It’s important to prepare for possible disasters and other emergencies . Natural and human-caused disasters can strike suddenly, at any time and anywhere. There are three actions everyone can take that can help make a difference. Do you know what they are? Click on the link http://tr.im/RedCrossReady and find out!