The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
PLACEMENT PURPOSE Help the Red Cross build safer and more resilient communities through various educational programs. Engage in educating diverse audiences, such as Youth, adults, seniors, businesses and other community partners on how to prevent and prepare for emergencies. You can also support the readiness of the Red Cross by acquiring and training our workforce. You can become a certified Disaster Instructor and train workers in service delivery. You can also support logistics activities, such as shelter surveys, inventory, transportation and more.
OPEN TIME DAYS
Minimum 6-12 hours for inital training (online and in-person). ｠2-6 hour commitment per presentation and/or activity. Additional time maybe required for travel or logistical tasks.｠
Mimimum engagement of 4 activities per year.｠
Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview
Diversity Sensitivity and Awareness
Other appropriate training/development as needed
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
We are seeking a minimum of six month commitment and preferrably one year or longer.