Disaster Volunteer and Preparedness Education - Help your community prevent, prepare for and respond


(35.71045,-81.309975)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1375 Lenoir Rhyne BlvdHickory, NC 28602


About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
To provide support to disaster services. Volunteers respond to disaster scenes to assist those affected by volunteering on Disaster Action Teams. Volunteers can also choose to be involved in Preparedness Education, Client Casework, Disaster Assessment, Logistics, Mass Care, Staffing and Government Operations. Licensed Health Services and Mental Health volunteers are engaged to support disaster clients.

OPEN TIME DAYS

The time commitment depends on the position.

Volunteers are asked to attend training, regular meetings and commit to shifts and projects throughout the year.

REQUIRED TRAINING

Training is required ο½ and provided by the American Red Cross.

A current license is required of Mental Health and Health Services Volunteers.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Volunteers should commit for at least a year in a disaster position.

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