American Red Cross
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its
Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross
Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for
and respond to emergencies.
Tara Brinkkoeter: Manager
The New Braunfels chapter of the American Red Cross has a continuing need for Volunteers.
- Office Volunteers
- Disaster Action Team
- Community Health Services
- 3rd party Health Services
- Office Orientation
- Hospital Nursing Home Volunteers
- Advisory Committee Volunteers
- Community Action Volunteers
- Community restitution Service Volunteers
- Youth Junior Volunteers
- Disaster Services Human Relief National Service Volunteers
For more information about getting
involved, visit the New Braunfels Area Red Cross Office. The office is located in the back
of the courthouse on the first floor.
Just Look For the Red Cross!
The following is a list of classes currently being offered by the New Braunfels Red Cross
- Standard First Aid
- Community First Aid Safety
- Community CPR
- First Aid CPR for Child Care Providers
- CPR First Aid Recertification
- First Aid CPR Instructor
All classes are held at the office at the
corner of the old county courthouse. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. You
may register by mail, phone or in person at the Red Cross office.
At various times during the year, the office also offers classes in life guarding, swimming, water safety, etc.
Standard First Aid
A one-day class taught on Saturdays which teaches you how to help anyone aged 9 or older
who has a choking, breathing or cardiac emergency. Includes care for sudden illness or
injury. Participants who pass two written quizzes and skill checks will be issued adult
CPR and first aid certificates. Take home text included.
Community First Aid Safety
Learn how to help any victim in a breathing, cardiac or sudden illness or injury
emergency. Participants who pass written quizzes and skills checks will receive Community
CPR and first aid cards. One-day class.
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Learn how to help an infant, child or adult with a choking, breathing or cardiac emergency
in this one-day course. Participants who pass two written quizzes and skill checks receive
Community CPR cards.
CPR First Aid for Child Care Providers
Meet your state training requirement in this one-day course. Learn Red Cross-certified
first aid and CPR skills for helping children and infants. Learn what to do in a choking,
breathing, cardiac, sudden illness or injury emergency. Participants who pass two written
quizzes and skill checks receive Infant/Child CPR and first aid cards.
CPR First Aid Recertification
For those who have had CPR within the last 12 months and/or first aid within the last 36
months, this challenge format allows you to test out on the written quizzes and skill
checks. Study first. No instruction included.
First Aid CPR Instructor
In this three-day course, you will learn how to teach basic first aid and CPR using the
Red Cross Curriculum. You must be at least 17 years of age. A prerequisite class to the
Instructor Candidate Training (ICT) is held on the first Saturday. On the weekend
following the prerequisite class, candidates are tested on basic CPR and first aid skills.
Attendance at all three class sessions is required for certification.
This one-day course teaches basic skills for beginning babysitters, including sessions on
child development, discipline, working with parents, basic infant care and first aid.
Includes a babysitter's guide, first aid kit and pin. Bring a lunch, drink and doll for
Other Sites to Visit on the Web:
San Antonio Chapter of the American Red Cross
American Red Cross