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.
Provide weekly briefings to Soldiers, family members, and cilivians during the Schoefield Barracks weekly Community Readiness Expo. Briefers have the resposibility of educating our military community and their families about Red Cross services available on a local and national level.
Support & Communicate Red Cross Mission
Be knowledgeable of all Red Cross programs and services
Duties may include briefing military and civilian personal inprocessing and deploying from Schofield Barracks on Red Cross programs (group sizes can range from 10 - 2000 attendees), greeting clients, answering questions about the Red Cross Services to the Armed Forces and Emergency Messaging, educating the community about preparing for disasters, helping prepare handouts, flyers, and other briefing materials as needed, and assisiting with other duties as assigned
Maintain professionalism and adhere to all Red Cross policies and procedures at all all times.
Ensure that volunteer hours are tracked weekly
Ensure that all materials for briefings are prepared and readily available
Ensure that all briefing reports are completed and turned in by the 1st of each month