Red Cross ‘boot camp’ will introduce attendees to International Services
The International Services Team of the American Red Cross Northern California Coastal Region is hosting a “boot camp” in San Francisco in June that is designed to inform attendees about the program’s many activities — and prepare them to help.
The workshop, the second the group has hosted in recent months, will take place on June 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Red Cross office at 1663 Market Street. More than two dozen people squeezed into the first boot camp at the Red Cross office in Carmel on March 9.
Sessions planned for that day will introduce attendees to:
- International Humanitarian Law
- Restoring Family Links
- the Missing Mapping Project and
- the Measles and Rubella Initiative
“The International Services Boot Camp is a way to complete trainings and workshops in our key activity areas, all in one day,” says Go Funai, Director of International Services in the region. “It’s also an opportunity to meet some of the most interesting, intelligent, and caring people around.”
The workshop is designed for current Red Cross volunteers and employees. Interested people should send email in advance to Go Funai.
Jill Hofmann, an International Services volunteer, says organizers are asking attendees to participate in a potluck lunch. “We’re hoping that they can bring a food dish to share that represents their family heritage.”