The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers, especially with the upcoming wildfire season, according to a release.

Many opportunities are available, but Walla Walla’s include: service to the armed forces, disaster action team member, duty officer, and doctors, nurses mental health counselors.

Service to the armed forces volunteers help organize activities at Walla Walla’s Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center. Disaster team members are on-call and work alongside first responders at disaster scenes. Duty officers are on-call and receive notifications from dispatch, activate and deploy disaster team members, as well as provide support to on-scene volunteers.

Doctors, nurses and mental health counselors assess health-related needs and give care as necessary.

For more information, call 509-316-1845 or apply at redcross.org/volunteer.

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