Share updates and stories with the media: External Relations: Public Affairs


(44.003124,-92.45796)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

310 14th St. S.E.Rochester, MN 55904


About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
Serve as a Red Cross spokesperson who relays information about local disasters to the local media via telephone, on-site presence, email, and online.

OPEN TIME DAYS

Two to four weeknight shifts or one weekend shift per month.⦆

Attend scheduled meetings, training, and exercises.

REQUIRED TRAINING

Training:

Approximately 15 hours of training required before volunteering in the field, including these courses:

Disaster Services: An Overview

Online Disaster Public Affairs Overview

Public Affairs: The Local Response

An additional 20 hours of training is required within the first year of volunteering, including these courses:

Disaster Action Team (DAT) Orientation

Shelter Operations and Simulation

Psychological First Aid

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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