The Haywood County Red Cross is encouraging boys and girls ages 11 to 15 who would like to start their own babysitting business to enroll in the Babysitters Training Program.
This course is also aimed toward older siblings who care for their brothers and sisters while parents are away.
Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Program teaches skills to be a safe babysitter and smart business owner, including how to tell when there is an emergency.
The class is taught by an authorized Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Program instructor. Other skills taught include supervising children and infants, diapering and feeding and more.
The next class is April 13 and April 14, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Haywood County chapter office. The cost of the course is $45 and includes a guidebook, CD-ROM, first aid kit and a carrying bag.
828.456.8141 or www.haywoodredcross.com.