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Help in short term, emergency shelters when people are displaced by disasters

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American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 4 people are interested
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The role of you - the Sheltering Service Associate - is to serve as a member of a temporary work unit on a disaster relief operation to successfully complete their assigned areas of responsibility on a disaster relief operation. They ensure safe sheltering at a single shelter throughout the cycle of the disaster.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a shelter worker on a disaster relief operation. Roles may include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information, or other areas within a shelter.
  • Meeting disaster-caused sheltering needs of individuals, families, and communities.
  • Providing services with kindness and compassion that are accessible and equitable to all clients.
  • Maintaining clear communication and collaboration with supervisor and peers.
  • Ensuring accuracy in all assigned tasks.
  • Providing accurate reporting of sheltering activity as assigned.

Groups are welcome to train together and form a shelter team.For more information, please email Kimberly.Patel@redcross.org.

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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.

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.

Community
Disaster Relief
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6914 W. Expressway 83Harlingen, TX 78552

(26.18784,-97.76211)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies. When shelter do open shifts are 8-12 hours long.

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