American Red Cross is in need of Volunteers to Respond to local and national Disasters!

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American Red Cross - Eastern Pennsylvania Region

  • 15 people are interested

  • Responsibilities
    • Provide timely response to disasters and assist those affected
    • Interview and assist individuals and families with their disaster-caused immediate needs, such as the need for shelter and food.
    • Complete forms related to service and provide referrals to other agencies.
    • Assist in the operation of shelters/evacuation centers, provide mass feeding and distribute relief supplies, as assigned.
    • Communicate to Team Leader about availability and readiness on a regular basis
  • Time Commitment

    Varies. Choose your own availability.

  • Qualifications
    • Must be 18 years of age or older.
    • Flexibility to respond to disasters on short notice.
    • Be able to follow chapter guidance and current Red Cross disaster guidance.
  • Length of Appointment

    Once trained may remain active as long as required training is updated.

  • Development Opportunities
    • Be a valued member of a Red Cross service that alleviates human suffering
    • Enhance personal organizational and leadership skills
    • Make a positive impact on clients' lives
    • Receive training in Red Cross disaster response skills
  • Requirements
    • All training will be provided by the Red Cross. Minimum required training includes the General Volunteer Orientation, Disaster Services: An Overview and Disaster Action Team Fundamentals.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Philadelphia County (Various Locations)Philadelphia, PA 19103

(39.95319,-75.17496)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies
  • A willingness to help.

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