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American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

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Assist Red Cross in delivering mission by preventing and alleviating human suffering caused by disasters. Evaluate needs, provide services and maintain records for clients. When client recovery needs are not met through personal, community and government resources, ARC will work to address remaining needs.

Key Responsibilities

Casework Activities May Include:

  • Conducting Initial Client Interviews; opening cases
  • Assessing qualifications for Direct Client Assistance
  • Follow-up Casework to guide clients through the next stages of recovery
  • Assisting with disaster recovery problem solving
  • Providing information and referrals to other community organizations
  • Documenting assistance you provide, using computer client records

Your work may provide clients with:

  • Assistance with disaster recovery problem solving
  • Providing information and referrals to other community organizations
  • Communicating with team about availability and readiness on a regular basis
  • Applying policies, regulations, and procedures learned in training
  • Submitting appropriate, accurate, and timely case records

Qualifications
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross
  • Be kind, caring, resourceful, knowledgeable
  • Demonstrate interest in learning about community resource organizations
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well in stressful situations and in a team-oriented setting
Time Commitment
  • Choose your availability schedule
  • Various shifts available
Development Opportunities
  • Be a valued member of a Red Cross service that prevents and alleviates human suffering
  • Make a positive impact on clients' lives and enhance interpersonal skills
  • Learn about community organizations that may have resources for those affected by disasters
  • Receive training in Red Cross disaster recovery assistance
  • Develop your leadership experience and computer skills
  • Possible promotion in Disaster Services

Length of Appointment
  • Once trained, may remain active as long as required training is updated.
  • Continued participation and leadership will be evaluated and renewed yearly based on performance

Training

Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview (Online)

  • Meet the Client: What is Family (Online)
  • Recovery Services: An Overview (Online)
  • Casework & Recovery Planning Fundamentals (Online)
  • Direct Client Assistance Fundamentals (Online)
  • CAS 2.0 training videos
  • Psychological First Aid (Recommended)

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About American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

Location:

2700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098, 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

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4369 Corona Dr STE 100Corpus Christi, TX 78404

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Case Work / Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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