March 14 and 15 — RUTLAND — Is your young teen ready to start earning money? Are you ready for your young teen to stay alone after school or start watching younger siblings but you aren’t sure if they are ready? Register your son or daughter for our upcoming Safe Sitter® classes and have peace of mind that they are prepared.
Rutland Regional Medical Center offers monthly Safe Sitter® classes with the next session held Saturday, March 14 and Sunday March 15. Additional classes will be held April 11 and 12; May 16 and 17; and June 27 and 28 and throughout the year.
Classes are held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 254 Stratton Road in Rutland and pre-registration is required. The fee for the class is $60 with scholarships available based on need. To register for this program or for more information, please visit RRMC.org or call 802-772-2400.
Safe Sitter® teaches young teens (ages 11-13) everything they need to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students will learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking and helpful information like how to prevent injuries and how to get help if needed. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Safe Sitter® graduates are prepared with the knowledge they need to prevent problems and handle unexpected emergencies.