7.12  Disaster Service Volunteer Leave

(Arkansas Code Ann. §12-85-102, 12-85-103a)

If you are trained and certified as a disaster service volunteer by the American Red Cross and your specialized disaster relief services are requested by the Red Cross in connection with a disaster, you may receive up to 15 working days in any calendar year to participate in specialized disaster relief, without loss of pay or benefits. Leave will be granted only for disasters occurring in Arkansas or contiguous states. You must request disaster service volunteer leave in writing, to the chancellor, and attach a copy of your Red Cross orders to the request.

Wednesday, March 03, 2010 2:37 PM