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Monday, November 2, 2009

Red Cross Classes for Employment Opportunities


American Red Cross, Sonoma & Mendocino Counties is offering instructor training courses for those interested in teaching CPR and First Aid classes in the community. Teaching these classes is a great way to earn extra income, quickly. Hours are extremely flexible and all are welcome
who are interested in health and safety.

The classes will be held at American Red Cross, 5297 Aero Drive in Santa Rosa.

Fundamentals of Instructor Training takes place on Tuesday, November 17 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Red Cross, 5297 Aero Drive in Santa Rosa. The fee is $30. This is the first course to be completed before enrolling in the other Health & Safety instructor courses. Students will learn all of the services of the Red Cross as well as basic teaching techniques. Participants must be 17 years old to take the courses.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Instructor takes Saturday, November 21 and Saturday, November 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fee is $135. Participants will learn how to teach CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and AED Essentials. Students must be at least 17 years old and have completed Fundamentals of Instructor Training in the last 12 months.

Participants can register for classes in any one of five ways:

● Go online at (click on “Course Registration”)
● Call (707)577-7600 (Have credit card ready)
● Fax registration information to (707)543-8523 (include date and time of class desired, VISA/Mastercard information, phone and all contact information)
● Mail check or credit card information (include same information as for fax)
● Visit the Chapter (5297 Aero Drive, Santa Rosa) from Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

American Red Cross is a neutral, humanitarian organization that provides relief to victims of disasters, and prepares people to prevent and respond to emergencies. The Sonoma & Mendocino counties chapter, like all Red Cross chapters, is self-sustaining and receives no funding from the national organization or United Way, and minimal government funding. All disaster assistance provided by the Chapter is free and is made possible by voluntary donations of time and money by the people of Sonoma and Mendocino counties. Donations can be made online at, via mail to, 5297 Aero Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, or by phone at 707-577-7600. Mendocino residents can call (707)463-0112.

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