Volunteers needed for shelter in Prescott Valley; Safe and well registration for Goodwin Fire

June 28, 2017 - 3:29 pm

The American Red Cross is in need of volunteers to work the Shelter in Prescott Valley. To register to be a volunteer, please see the steps below. A background check will also be necessary and will be expedited. 

1. Visit redcross.org/volunteer and select Apply Now. 

2. In Volunteer Connection, select the position "Current Disaster Response Volunteer- Wildfires."

We will be conducting “Just in Time Training” for the Goodwin Fire as follows:

Shelter Fundamentals

Bradshaw Mountain High School

6000 Long Look Drive

Prescott AZ 86314

Friday, June 30 2017

1:00 - 5:00 PM

This class and volunteer intake is required for people interested in helping evacuees in the shelter.

Multi Agency Resource Center Training

Education Service Agency

2970 Centerpointe East Drive, Prescott

Wednesday, July 5

9:00 -12:00

A “MARK,” also know as an Individual Assistance Service Center, puts all the agencies an individual will need in one location so they will not need to visit each agency separately. This training is open to VOAD (Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster) agencies as well as churches and service organizations. We need people to help run the center as well as organizations that have something to do with disaster.

To register, email [email protected]

Safe and Well Registration

For evacuees who would like to let their family members, loved ones, friends know that they are safe and well, they are encouraged to register at www.safeandwell.org. This same web site is available for those searching for a missing loved one, family member, friend in a disaster area.

About the American Red Cross

American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.