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Volunteer from Home with the American Red Cross in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Region

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American Red Cross of Southeastern PA

  • 17 people are interested

Join the Southeastern Pennsylvania Region and share your time!

VOLUNTEER SERVICES:
Volunteer Screener - Gathers relevant information about prospective volunteers while assessing which positions volunteers are best suited. Provides excellent customer service to new volunteers joining the Red Cross. Responsibilities include conducting interviews over the phone with prospective volunteers, facilitating introductions to proper departments of interest, etc.

DISASTER CYCLE SERVICES: Disaster Action Team Duty Officer (a.k.a. Dispatcher) - Ensures activation and monitoring of local and regional disaster responses and supporting the on-scene team responders. Responsibilities include leadership, determining what Red Cross action is required when notified by authorities, dispatching responders, providing remote support & expertise, etc.

SERVICE TO THE ARMED FORCES: Hero Care Family Follow Up -- Ensures military families know they are supported during the critical times. Responsibilities include emailing and/or telephoning military families to provide preparedness information and providing additional support. Requires strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work directly with others.

DISASTER CYCLE SERVICES: Disaster Workforce Engagement - Performs readiness activities needed to support the regional disaster workforce. Participation will be assigned according to area of interest: onboarding/placement, deployment, training, recognition & appreciation, leadership development, profile management, etc. Requires ability to implement requests from supervisor with little or no supervision and strong communications skills.

Other at home or work volunteer opportunities include:DISASTER CYCLE SERVICES Information & Planning Support, Mass Care Team Shelter Surveys Reviewer, Disaster Mental Health Team Members, Disaster Spiritual Care Team Members, Disaster Health Services Team Members, Recovery Team Fiscal Reviewers; VOLUNTEER SERVICES Volunteer Engagement Team Members; SERVICE TO THE ARMED FORCES Hero Care Network Team Members, and more. Whatever fits your schedule and availability.

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About American Red Cross of Southeastern PA

Location:

2221 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 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

The American Red Cross offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities -- including:

  • Biomedical/Blood Services as an Screener, Ambassador or Driver
  • Disaster Cycle Services as a Responder (locally and/or nationally) or Recovery Caseworker
  • Emergency Preparedness as a Smoke Alarm Installer or Youth Educator
  • Logistics
  • Community Outreach
  • Volunteer Services
  • Service to the Armed Forces
  • Administration
Over 90% of what we do is done and led by amazing Red Cross Volunteers! Join our team. Meet new friends. Learn new skills. Help where and when it is needed most. All based on your interests and availability.

Community
Disaster Relief
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, Volunteering from home, 2 hours a week preferred

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