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.
Universities partner with the Red Cross to foster an environment where students learn about themselves and the community by taking action through service.
* Fill volunteer roles in various business lines to meet both course learning objectives and Red Cross organizational needs/priorities. * Complete required training for related roles * Participate in special projects based on local or national need. * Submit all hours in Volunteer Connection in either the program specific area or in the general ASL Volunteer Connection Groupshare.
* Contribute to advancing the mission of the American Red Cross * Strengthen communities through your Red Cross role * Community advocacy and leadership * Interact with and meet a variety of people * Team building with the Red Cross, volunteers, and community partners * Expand knowledge base in humanitarian efforts and emergency/disaster response * Strategically impact health capacity and relationship/partnership-building * Strengthen operations across all business lines of service * Enhance skills in a global and highly recognized non-profit organization
Verbal / Written Communication
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Requirements & Commitment
Orientation or Training
Varies; discuss with faculty contact to determine
Current enrollment as a student in an academic program ? American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation