The Local Government Board has recently approved the proposal of the Councilor for Social Welfare, Javier Baños, to sign a collaboration agreement between the City of Totana and the Local Assembly of the Spanish Red Cross in order to develop social intervention programs, employment, activities with volunteering and participation.
Red Cross reopened its headquarters located on Avenida Juan Carlos I last November after several years inoperative, whose humanitarian institution of voluntary nature and public interest is configured as an auxiliary and collaborator of public administrations in humanitarian and social activities promoted by these.
Among its aims are the promotion and collaboration of social welfare actions of welfare and social services to groups or people with difficulties for their social integration, the cooperation of health prevention programs and assistance-type actions, among others.
The mayor, Andrés García, and the local president of the Red Cross, Pedro Abellaneda Moya, will sign this agreement by which the Consistory commits to the cession of public spaces to develop certain activities, such as training courses, foster care, first aid , etc.
Red Cross will also be referred to the users whose profiles are adjusted to the specific projects carried out by that entity, in this case, the Employment Plan (courses aimed at facilitating labor insertion) and Social Intervention (programs to help the elderly and caregivers of dependents and collaborative programs with people in residences.
These include the Volunteering Promotion Project, which includes training and awareness-raising actions;
welcome, information and guidance;
voluntary participation actions in the programs promoted by this institution, among others.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana