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American Red Cross - Louisiana Region

  • 1 person is interested
LA Red Cross

This is a virtual position that supports the Louisiana Region. It can be done from anywhere in Louisiana with a phone, computer and internet connection. Not in Louisiana and still interested in a position similar to this? No Problem! The American Red Cross has virtual volunteer opportunities available all across the country. To search for available opportunities in your area, please log on to RedCross.org/Volunteer

This role helps to support the disaster recovery of individuals, families and communities. You will be providing follow-up assistance, support and advocacy for our clients. In this role, you will work with clients affected by disaster and based on their needs, connect the clients to resources within their community and advocate for clients in working with service providers and partners.

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About American Red Cross - Louisiana Region

Location:

4655 Sherwood Commons Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70816, 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

For more than 125 years, the mission of the American Red Cross has been to help individuals and families prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. The Red Cross provides disaster relief assistance to those affected by natural and human-caused disasters. Every day through the American Red Cross, people mobilize to help their neighbors. More than half a million volunteers of the Red Cross, many from communities like yours, help provide these life-changing and often life-saving services.

People affected by disaster need to know that they have a place to stay, food to eat and emotional support as they take the first steps to recovery. Each year, the American Red Cross responds to more than 70,000 disasters nationwide. While the vast majority of these disasters are single-family and apartment home fires, the American Red Cross stands ready to support all affected in their immediate emergency needs.

Just as every disaster is an intensely personal experience, the American Red Cross believes that a commitment to making our homes and communities safe is also personal. Therefore, the American Red Cross works closely with local, state and national partners to help people personalize their risk to natural hazards and make preparedness a personal priority. The goal is to build a "culture of preparedness" that helps communities become safer and more prepared when disasters strike.

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Case Work / Management
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment varies depending on the number of cases, etc. We prefer a minimum of 4 hours a week.

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