I have a question,I have recently been hired by my local YMCA as full time aquatics staff, with one of my primary job functions to provide trainings for the staff. (being a Red Cross IT) however I would like to offer the YSI and Y lifeguard courses instead of the ARC courses, just due to the fact that we are a Y. My director and I have found the means of becoming an instructor the long way (becoming a brand new instructor) , however we were not able to find out if there was any shortened bridge…See More
"Also don't forget to contact the Ombudsmen office. you can reach them at (From Redcross.org):
For more information on our office, please see our Charter with the American Red Cross. You can contact us directly by phone at (202) 303-5399 or…"
"Oh I hope not. It is bad enough having to hear about this just in the aquatics community. I really don't think it will blow up as big, however it is one of those quiet sighs that will end an era...
on another note about Red Cross…"
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