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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross Central California Region

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VOLUNTEER PURPOSE
Assist the Volunteer Services team to recruit new volunteers to the Red Cross using social media platforms to communicate with the public and attend community outreach events to share the Red Cross story.

ACTIVITIES
* Works with Volunteer Services & Communications Departments to recruit volunteers to join the Red Cross using online resources like Volunteer Match and social media platforms
* Support team with tools they need to help recruit volunteers
* Plan and attend recruitment events in the community
* Grow the volunteer workforce in the community utilizing various recruitment activities

TIME COMMITMENT
Approximately 5-10 hours per month

REQUIRED TRAINING
* Orientation to the American Red Cross
* On-the-job training from supervisor
* Volunteer Connection Orientation

Special Skills: Strong communication skills, professional & customer service focused

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About American Red Cross Central California Region

Location:

1300 W. Shaw Ave., Ste. 4B, Fresno, CA 93711, 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

Types of volunteer opportunities may include:

Boots on the Ground -- Your role could be to respond to home fires and other emergencies in your community, conduct in-home smoke alarm installations, or working in a wildfire shelter providing safe accommodations.

Instructor/Presenter positions to deliver education programs focused on preparedness, disasters and how to "Be Red Cross Ready" to adults and youth.

Working behind the Scenes positions include Keep the Red Cross Running -- Your role could be administrative/office support, scheduling shifts for your fellow volunteers, or logistics management to ensure disaster relief operations have the necessary supplies and equipment.

Lead the Way -- "Leadership" volunteers guide our efforts, inspire our volunteers and hold us accountable to the highest standards. Your role could be to lead a small team of fellow volunteers, act as an advisor to a Red Cross Club for youth, or support local Red Cross services by joining an advisory board or the Board of Directors.

Tell the Red Cross Story -- Communications & Outreach volunteers educate the public about Red Cross services and stories in your community. By getting our message out, you'll educate people in need about how we can help, while attracting volunteers and donors to the mission.

You can make a difference today at by becoming a volunteer at redcross.org/volunteer

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Community, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

Mon Dec 11, 2023 - Thu Feb 29, 2024

WHERE

1300 W Shaw Suite 4BFresnoFresno, CA 93711

SKILLS

  • Relationship Building
  • Disaster Response
  • Community Outreach
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Networking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 5-10 hours per month

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