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Friday, July 02, 2010

Volunteer Opportunity at American Red Cross

The Twin Cities Chapter of the American Red Cross is looking for volunteers for its Public Affairs On-Call Team. Volunteers serve as spokespersons to provide information about Red Cross disaster relief activities to the Twin Cities media.

Time commitment is one after hours (evening/weekend) on-call shift per month, either a weekend or two to four weekday nights per month; scheduling is flexible. Experience with or knowledge of the media relations process and good communications skills are required. Training is provided and there are also opportunities to volunteer for national disasters. For more information, contact Lynette Nyman, American Red Cross Twin Cities Area Chapter, Media and Government Relations Manager at lnyman@redcrosstc.org and 612-872-3212. Applicants are required to complete online registration at http://www.redcrosstc.org/volunteer.cfm