The American Red Cross Carolina Lowcountry Chapter is recruiting and training new volunteers to help during disasters.

The Red Cross needs volunteers to help victims of disasters, such as home fires, floods and hurricanes.

Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer should visit and click on volunteer to register for one of the upcoming orientation and disaster services classes. There is no cost.

Following are the scheduled classes:

Sept. 10, 6-9 p.m.

Sept. 21, 9 a.m.-noon

Oct. 8, 6-9 p.m.

Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-noon

All classes will be held at 8085 Rivers Ave., Suite F, North Charleston.