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We Needed You! Join the Disaster Preparedness Team & Help your Community

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American Red Cross of the Central Valley

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

VOLUNTEER PURPOSE

Become a Community Preparedness instructor and help community members prepare for home fires and other emergencies. We teach age appropriate curriculums, and are looking for volunteers comfortable presenting to all age groups! Past teaching or public speaking experience is a plus--however, this is a great opportunity to grow and develop your skills.

Pillowcase Project=Youth Preparedness Presentation
Be Red Cross Ready=Adult Preparedness Presentation

**We are also looking for bilingual volunteers interested in translating presentations!**

TIME COMMITMENT
10 hours per month

TASKS ASSOCIATED WITH ROLE
Leading and co-leading presentations
Providing follow up and feedback after presentations
Helping schedule presentations and expand partnerships to increase presentation volume
Support logistics and inventory

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About American Red Cross of the Central Valley

Location:

1300 W. Shaw Ave., Ste. 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.

Description

Types of volunteer opportunities may include:

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

Working behind the Scenes positions include Keep the Red Cross Running -- Your role could be administrative/office support, scheduling shifts for your fellow volunteers, or logistics management to ensure disaster relief operations have the necessary supplies and equipment.

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 support local Red Cross services by joining an advisory board or the Board of Directors.

Tell the Red Cross Story -- Communications & Outreach volunteers educate the public about Red Cross services and stories in your community. By getting our message out, you'll educate people in need about how we can help, while attracting volunteers and donors to the mission.

You can make a difference today at by becoming a volunteer at redcross.org/volunteer

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

836 Calle PlanoCamarillo, CA 93010

(34.2313,-119.049)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 hours per month

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