RED CROSS YOUTH

 

Red Cross Youth (RCY) is young volunteer members organization acting in the frames of the Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS), founded on 3 November, 1992. It acts in all ARCS regional and territorial branches and works in the following spheres:

 

             Social care

 

  • Implementing psychosocial support programs for lonely elderly people living in dormitories,  orphans, refugee children              

from vulnerable families.

 

           

            Health care

 

  • Implementing HIV prevention programs
  • Organizing different public events and training sessions on healthy life-style in educational institutions
  • Launching “SMS informational line” on HIV/AIDS

 

            Fund raising

 

  • Implementing  Fund Raising programs
  • Organizing campaigns, donations, fund raising and charity dinners
  • Making post cards, jewellery and other goods for charity events

 

           International cooperation

  

  • In the frames of the “European Voluntary Service” is implementing exchange of young volunteers with British and German Red Crosses   
  • Organizing and participating in international meetings, camps, seminars and training sessions

 

          Dissemination of Red Cross humanitarian values

 

  • Organizing the dissemination of Red Cross principles in educational institutions
  • Promoting the activation of voluntary movement, recruiting of volunteers and their integration into the activities of ARCS
  • Publishing newsletters on RCY activities.
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