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American Red Cross - Central California

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Due to the COVID-19, most work will be completed from home until further information are given.

Volunteer Purpose

  • Guide new volunteers and provide opportunities to recognize their great work
  • Work with department(s) to build a plan for recognizing volunteers
  • Support projects like birthday and thank you cards, appreciation events, and other opportunities that ensure volunteer engagement and appreciation are a top priority for the American Red Cross
Training/Expectations/Role
  • Understanding of the American Red Cross and its opportunities for volunteer service (training provided).
  • Enthusiastic about American Red Cross programs and volunteerism
  • Ability to work with computer database as needed(training provided)
  • Comfortable making phone calls to volunteers and event planning
  • Ability to work with diverse groups and creatively problem solve

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About American Red Cross - Central California

Location:

1300 W Shaw Suite 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. The American Red Cross Central California Region serves over 4.2 million residents throughout 11 counties: Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Mono, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare and Ventura.

Description

Boots on the Ground -- Your role could be to respond to home fires and other emergencies in your community, conduct in-home smoke alarm installation and fire safety education visits, 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.

Client Facing Help Our Clients - Your role could be working with a family after a home fire, helping people locate loved ones after a war or natural disaster, or assisting military families with emergency communications and other services. This work can be emotionally draining but also deeply satisfying as you provide aid and comfort in someone’s time of need.

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 joining our Board of Directors.

Tell the Red Cross Story - Communications & Outreach volunteers educate the public about Red Cross services and stories in your community. Your role could be to represent the Red Cross at community events, work with your local media, or tell Red Cross stories through marketing, social media, or photography.

Community
Disaster Relief
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

836 Calle PlanoCamarillo, CA 93010

(34.2313,-119.049)
 

SKILLS

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once trained may remain active as long as desired – 6 months preferred (10-15 hours per month)

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