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Help! Dewitt Co. during COVID-19 -Shelter & Health Associates

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American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

Key Responsibilities-
* Assessing evacuation and post-evacuation shelters for accessibility and assisting with solutions of noted issues.
* Coordinating with governmental and community partners, other functions and activities to meet the disaster-related access and functional needs of individuals, families, and communities.
* Training disaster operations workforce, including EBVs, on supporting clients and co-workers with disabilities and others with access and functional needs.
* Maintaining clear communication and collaboration with supervisor and peers.
* Providing feedback on disaster impact and community recovery, collecting essential elements of information.
* Providing accurate reporting of disability integration activity as assigned.

Time Commitment-
* Varies depending on regional projects and priorities

Qualifications-
Ability to:
* follow and implement requests received from supervisor with little or no supervision.
* adapt to change, negotiate compromise and tolerate ambiguity.
* build effective relationships with others who can help with work related goals.
* be sensitive in human interactions to diversity inclusiveness.
* work toward service associate position in at least one Mass Care activity

Training-
* Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview (Required)
* Mass Care: An Overview (Required)
* Fundamental courses for all Mass Care activities strongly recommended

Relationships-
Works closely with all other Mass Care workers to ensure team goals are achieved.

Length of Appointment-
ongoing depending on disaster relief operation.

Development Opportunities-
* Take the Mass Care Management 2017 course.
* Take training and gain experience required to serve as:
* Feeding, Sheltering, Reunification, or DES worker during operations.
* Mass Care Regional Program Lead or Mass Care Chapter/Territory Coordinator

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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. La Cruz Roja Americana previene y alivia el sufrimiento humano frente a emergencias movilizando el poder de los voluntarios y la generosidad de los donantes.

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.

Todos los días, la Cruz Roja Americana ayuda a las personas en situaciones de emergencia. Ya sea que se trate de una familia desplazada, miles de víctimas de desastres, o brindar atención y consuelo a un miembro del servicio o veterano enfermo o lesionado o apoyo a un miembro de la familia militar, nuestro trabajo vital es posible gracias a personas como usted. Es a través del tiempo y el cuidado de la gente común que podemos hacer cosas extraordinarias.
Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief

WHEN

Mon Feb 01, 2021 - Sat May 01, 2021

WHERE

1501 Red River Rd. A-1Victoria, TX 77901

(28.81341,-96.98866)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Nursing
  • EMT
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum shifts of 4, 6, 8, and 12
  • 18 years of age. Reside in Texas

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