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, February 20 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, February 20, 2010
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.
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.
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
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