The YMCA offers a variety of American Red Cross certifications to help keep you safe. These sessions are ideal for employers training staff to handle on-the-job hazards, for outdoor leaders, or for individuals who want to be competent — and confident — in emergency situations.
Courses are offered throughout the year. Contact Jaime O’Connor, Director of Outdoor Learning and Education Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 795-4095.
The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Must have 2 participants to run the class.
To provide youth, ages 11-15, who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe, help children behave, and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. This training does not include First Aid/CPR/AED, which is highly encouraged. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Must have 6 participants to run the class.