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39665 Entrepreneur LanePalm Desert, CA 92211


The Community Outreach Associate helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies by distributing Red Cross information at community events, resource fairs, and disaster preparedness expos.


  • Distribute printed Red Cross information to the community at events and meetings
  • Answer basic questions about the Red Cross and refer the public to organizational resources
  • Pick up, transport, and return printed and display materials in a timely manner
  • Set up and maintain event display (e.g., tablecloth, flag & brochures-table and chairs are provided by event host)
  • Represent Red Cross in a professional and friendly manner
  • Attend periodic informational and functional meetings
  • During a major disaster, assist with phone bank (if needed).

Time Commitment:
Events typically last 3 to 5 hours. Must be able to participate and support a minimum of 2 events annually.

  • Good communications skills and grooming
  • Basic knowledge of Red Cross programs and services
  • Access to transportation
  • Dependable, punctual
  • Friendly, personable
  • Willingness to attend training
  • Access to transportation
  • Good standing record with DMV

To volunteer please sign-up online at http://volunteerconnection.redcross.org


  • Disaster Response
  • Networking
  • Adult Education
  • Event Management
  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible

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