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American Red Cross

PURPOSE

Support the disaster recovery of individuals, families, and communities through the activities of Casework and Recovery Planning, Recovery Systems, and Community Recovery.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Conduct client interviews: both initial interview and follow-up conversations, according to standards
  2. Assess qualifications for direct client assistance
  3. Use the Client Assistance System 2.0 to document the assistance and services provided in the client record according to standards
  4. Assist with recovery planning, problem-solving and advocacy on request according to standards
  5. Provide clients with information and referrals to community partners
  6. Learn about the Recovery activities and develop knowledge, skills, expertise in Casework and Recovery Planning, Systems and/or Community Recovery

Has the option to work remotely after completing required training.

TIME COMMITMENT

Varies depending on regional projects and priorities

QUALIFICATIONS

Orientation

  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross.
  • Be kind, caring, resourceful, knowledgeable.
  • Demonstrate interest in learning about community resource organizations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well in stressful situations and in a team-oriented setting. Has the ability to use CAS 2.0.

Customer Focus

Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of clients, internal and external customers; acts with clients in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with clients and gains their trust and respect.

Manages Diversity

Treats people equitably; works effectively with diverse populations.

Is able to:

Sit for 2 hour periods.

TRAINING

Is in the process of completing or has completed the required training:

 Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview

 Recovery Services: An Overview

 Casework and Recovery Planning Fundamentals

 Direct Client Assistance Fundamentals

 Meet the Client: What is a Family?

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Recommended:

 CAS: Overview video

 CAS: Creating a Case video

 CAS: Recovery Planning video

 Psychological First Aid

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About American Red Cross

Location:

250 Jari Drive, Johnstown, PA 15904, US

Mission Statement

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

Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the Red Cross.
Whether helping one displaced family or thousands, providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran, or teaching others how to respond in emergencies, it’s through the efforts of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Community
Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

351 Harvey AveSuite BGreensburg, PA 15601

(40.30964,-79.53804)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies

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