Disaster Center Volunteers - ARC/WV VOAD
KANAWHA COUNTY RSVP
A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
5 people are interested
Train to assist in local, county or state emergency operations centers during disaster. Build resume skills, interact with government officials, gain invaluable experience in critical disaster response decision-making. Volunteers placed in these positions enjoy working with government and community partners, are willing to understand and agree to policy directives, have excellent written and oral communication skills and agree to work long shifts during major disasters as well as engaging locally during center activations, drills, trainings and partner meetings. Time commitment: 2 hours per month- 12 hours shifts during large disaster events.
About KANAWHA COUNTY RSVP
One United Way Square, Charleston, WV 25301, US
Make a Difference in Your Community!
RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) provides opportunities for people 55 and over to make a difference in their community through volunteer service. RSVP volunteers contribute anywhere from a few to over forty hours a week, serving through schools, day care centers, police departments, hospitals and other nonprofit and public organizations to help meet critical community needs. RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers. RSVP matches the personal interests and skills of older Americans with opportunities to help solve community problems and offers supplemental insurance while on duty, and on-the-job training from the agency or organization where volunteers are placed.