SHELTER HELP NEEDED Be ready to help your local community! Due to predictions for an active hurricane season and the complexities of COVID-19, the Red Cross will need thousands of volunteers to care for people when disasters strike. Train now to be a Ready Red Cross Shelter Volunteer so you can answer the call when your community needs it most!
There is a special need for volunteers to support sheltering efforts. The Red Cross is placing those needing a safe place to stay in emergency hotel lodging when possible. If hotel stays aren’t possible, then the Red Cross will open traditional shelters. To help keep people safe, we have put in place additional precautions and developed special training for our workforce.
We need volunteers to help staff shelter reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information collection and other vital tasks to help those we serve. We have both associate and supervisory level opportunities available.
Following worker safety procedures for working in a COVID environment
Embodying the fundamental principles of the American Red Cross in their work with clients, disaster responders and partners
Providing excellent client service and support the daily maintenance of the shelter operation at the direction of the assigned Shelter Supervisor
Using the Red Cross Shift Tool during the disaster event to report availability and schedule shelter shifts
Completing the required virtual self-paced training (3 hours of training total)
If you are interested in helping our community should a disaster occur, please go to redcross.org/volunteertoday or contact our area offices at (404) 575-3749 or email GARecruit@redcross.org.
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.
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.
Emergency & Safety
We'll work with your schedule.
To Be DeterminedNewnan, GA30263
July 9, 2020
Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
Safety & Disaster Education
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Minimum of five days working four, six or twelve hour shifts
Willing to complete 3 hours of virtual self-paced training required for position.