“The whole reason why we wanted to offer these [trainings] to the military community is to give them the convenience of getting or maintaining their certifications,” said Christie Merrill with Red Cross Training Services.
By Mark Walker Red Cross volunteers Don Long and Joe McNellis are used to ferrying patients around Madigan Army Medical Center, and having to return to their office for their next assignment. No more. The two Patient Escort Team volunteers and three other members have been outfitted with mobile communication devices in order to respond … Continue reading ‘Smartbadge’ speeds service delivery to Madigan patients
Yaleidy Torres Congratulations to Yaleidy Torres who has been named as Volunteer of the Quarter (October to December 2018) for Service to the Armed Forces Pacific Division. As the Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) Lead on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Yaleidy has mentored and guided countless volunteers. Yaleidy recruits and assigns volunteers to meet the needs … Continue reading Yaleidy Torres is Pacific Division SAF Volunteer of the Quarter
By Mark Walker "JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD – STAT!" More than two dozen teenage Red Cross volunteers became accustomed to that call for an immediate response and similar messages at Madigan Army Medical Center this summer. Teens taking part in the Red Cross summer youth program on the Tacoma area base work in nine hospital departments, … Continue reading Summer of Service for Military Teens
The Red Cross is seeking enthusiastic individuals to serve as Service to Armed Forces (SAF) Program Facilitators at 2 Washington State Military Installations from October 16, 2018 - August 31, 2018. Positions will focus on recruiting and engaging veterans as volunteers; supporting local veterans services; supporting the Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve in the … Continue reading We’re Recruiting! AmeriCorps Service to Armed Forces Positions