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Shelter Service Associate

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AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS

  • 3 people are interested

The Shelter Service Associate is a temporary position assigned to work in person in a Red Cross shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event this hurricane/wildfire season. Shelter Service Associates complete tasks necessary for shelter operations and provide assistance for disaster clients. Shelter Service Associates support the day-to-day activities within a shelter which may include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information, or other areas within a shelter.

Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Completing the required virtual self-paced training (3 hours of training total)

Commitment:

Local Disasters: Minimum of 5 days working 4-, 6- or 12-hour shifts

Nation-wide: Minimum of 14 days working 8 or 12 hour shifts

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About AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS

Location:

724 S. George Street, York, PA 17401, 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, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;
...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Community
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

724 S George StYorkYork, PA 17401

(39.95303,-76.7235)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Commitment: Local Disasters: Minimum of 5 days working 4-, 6- or 12-hour shifts Nation-wide: Minimum of 14 days working 8 or 12 hour shifts
  • Qualifications: • Ability to build appropriate and effective relationships with co-workers and shelter residents. • Ability to support and correct performance, manage conflict and ask for help early on so that workflow and service delivery does n

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