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Greater Cleveland Volunteers

Help provide assistance to shelter residents during a time of crisis!

Volunteers are needed to assist at shelters before, during or after a disaster event.

Training is virtual and self-paced. Mandatory background checks.

You would be deployed for a minimum of 14 days, working 8-12 hour shifts.

Shelter Associate- support the day to day activities, which may include helping in reception , registration, feeding, dormitory, information or other areas within the shelter. Must be able to lift 20 lbs; stand or sit for 2 hour periods, walk 2 miles, work outdoors in inclement weather, climb 2 flights of stairs, work long periods on computer and/or small print; drive in daytime or night.

Disaster Health Services- support the health services of a shelter. Some duties will include: hands on care; health education; health assessments; assist clients to replace medications, durable medical equipment; advocate for clients' needs and support maternal and child needs. Must be licensed (RN, LPN, LVN, EMT, MD, PA, or similar health licenses)

Great opportunity to make a difference to people during a time of crisis!

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About Greater Cleveland Volunteers


4415 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200, Cleveland, OH 44103, US

Mission Statement

Greater Cleveland Volunteers enriches the community and individuals through volunteer service.


We connect individuals and groups, aged 18 and over, to volunteer opportunities throughout Cuyahoga County. We offer ongoing volunteer opportunities at over 100 partners, as well as done-in-a-day projects.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


variesCleveland, OH 44103



  • Crisis Intervention
  • EMT
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Healthcare


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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