Looking for something for your young teen to do during summer break? On Monday, July 2, Stamford EMS is offering children in grades 6 to 8 an opportunity to learn how to be safe and effective babysitters.
The Safe Sitter course teaches students the skills needed to care for themselves and younger children. The next class will be held on Monday, July 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stamford Emergency Medical Services, Inc., 684 Long Ridge Road in Stamford.
“We aim to teach students the skills. necessary to be a proper babysitter, including safety skills, first aid, rescue and child care skills. With this course, students can confidently take on any job,” said Jessica Anderson, Stamford EMS Lieutenant and Academy Training Coordinator.
— an announcement from Stamford EMS
Taught by a Stamford EMS CPR instructor, this engaging and informative course is filled with fun games and role playing exercises. Participants should bring a sack lunch, and will receive a training manual as well as a course completion certificate. The course fee is $75 and preregistration is required. You can register at this Web page, but hurry, space is limited.
Stamford Emergency Medical Services, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization, and Connecticut’s only CAAS accredited EMS agency. Responding to over 14,000 calls each year, the organization provides paramedic transport services for the city of Stamford, and provides contracted paramedic response to the town of Darien.
Since it accepted responsibility for Stamford’s ambulance services in 1992, Stamford Emergency Medical Services has remained clearly focused in its mission to provide high quality, compassionate emergency care and education to the communities it serves. To learn more, or to make a donation, visit www.stamfordems.org or call (203) 968-1118.