Parent and Teacher Resources
Each month, the Orange Beach Fire Department offers age-appropriate public safety programs. For every 3 safety topics presented in your classroom (in person or virtually, in homeschool or a classroom setting), your entire class will receive a special "Junior Fire Marshal" award.
To register, please fill out an event request form here
Safe Sitter is designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.
The Instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue and CPR!
Friday, July 28, 2023 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Orange Beach Fire Rescue | Fire Administration Building
25855 John Snook Drive | Orange Beach, AL
There is currently no signage on this building indicating that it is the Fire Administration Building (it is the building behind City Hall, beside Fire Station 1). There will, however, be a sign on the door to let you know you are in the right place. Please follow the signs to the training classroom.
$65 per student non refundable, cash or checks only. Please make checks payable to the City of Orange Beach
Course includes instruction, backpack with materials, completion certificate and a sandwich lunch
To register, please download this form. Once it is complete, mail the form along with a non-refundable check made out to the City of Orange Beach.
Orange Beach Fire Department
Attn: Alissa Toussaint
PO Box 458
Orange Beach, AL 36561
If you prefer, you may also drop it off at the Fire Administration Building (behind City Hall)
25855 John Snook Drive.
Registration is not complete until the registration form and payment have been received
SAFE SITTER Class Content
- Safety skills- Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies
- First Aid & Rescue Skills- Learning skills such as choking rescue and CPR is often students' favorite part of the class. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses
- Life & Business Skills- The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays
- Child Care Skills- Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children under their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering
Please be sure your child wears comfortable clothing as they will be kneeling on the floor for some portions of the course.
9:00 AM Welcome/Introduction
9:15 AM Safety Skills
9:45 AM Break
9:50 AM Child Care Skills
11:00 AM Lunch (sandwich lunch provided)
11:30 AM First Aid and Rescue Skills
1:10 PM Break
1:15 PM Life and Business Skills
2:00 PM Challenge Accepted
2:25 PM CPR
3:25 PM Break
3:30 PM Review
4:00 PM Graduation Ceremony & Student Pickup
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Alissa Toussaint firstname.lastname@example.org