Virtually Deliver Hope: Join our Recovery Casework Team & help families after disasters

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross Central California Region

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PLACEMENT PURPOSE
Support the disaster recovery of individuals, families, and communities through the activities of Casework and Recovery Planning following a natural disaster, such as a home fire.

TIME COMMITMENT
Flexible hours, work from home, or your local Red Cross Office

REQUIRED TRAINING ( all training is on line and provided by the American Red Cross)
* 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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About American Red Cross Central California Region

Location:

1300 W. Shaw Ave., Ste. 4B, Fresno, CA 93711, 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

Types of volunteer opportunities may include:

Boots on the Ground -- Your role could be to respond to home fires and other emergencies in your community, conduct in-home smoke alarm installations, or working in a wildfire shelter providing safe accommodations.

Instructor/Presenter positions to deliver education programs focused on preparedness, disasters and how to "Be Red Cross Ready" to adults and youth.

Working behind the Scenes positions include Keep the Red Cross Running -- Your role could be administrative/office support, scheduling shifts for your fellow volunteers, or logistics management to ensure disaster relief operations have the necessary supplies and equipment.

Lead the Way -- "Leadership" volunteers guide our efforts, inspire our volunteers and hold us accountable to the highest standards. Your role could be to lead a small team of fellow volunteers, act as an advisor to a Red Cross Club for youth, or support local Red Cross services by joining an advisory board or the Board of Directors.

Tell the Red Cross Story -- Communications & Outreach volunteers educate the public about Red Cross services and stories in your community. By getting our message out, you'll educate people in need about how we can help, while attracting volunteers and donors to the mission.

You can make a difference today at by becoming a volunteer at redcross.org/volunteer

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

836 Calle PlanoCamarillo, CA 93010

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Bilingual

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible, typically 10 hours per month
  • Commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross. Be a kind, caring, resourceful, and knowledgeable volunteer.

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