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American Red Cross - North Florida Region

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PLACEMENT PURPOSE
Disaster Responders meet the challenges locally and nationally to deliver the American Red Cross mission by alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies.

OPEN TIME DAYS

Flexible

Local disaster responders may commit to shifts during a disaster based on their availability.

National disaster responders may commit to two week deployments based on their availability.

To maintain active status one must participate a minimum average of two hours a month or 24 hours per year.

REQUIRED TRAINING

Red Cross orientation

Disaster Services:? An Overview

Required training for the activity of interest.? Training occurs in advance of a disaster relief operation and can range from 10 hours to 30 dependent on responders choosen volunteer path.

Training can be in a classroom or online.? There is no cost for the training.

Drills and exercies where appropriate.

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About American Red Cross - North Florida Region

Location:

751 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1425 NW 6th StreetGainesville, FL 32601

(29.6655,-82.33043)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Once trained may remain active for an activity as long as required training is updated.Agrees to par

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