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Be the Comfort in the Storm- Become a Shelter Volunteer! - Pocatello

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross Idaho and Montana


Inspire hope and spread kindness through action! The Red Cross is preparing for another extremely busy disaster season. It’s critical to have a trained and ready volunteer workforce to make sure we can provide relief at a moment’s notice. Be ready to stand up when disaster strikes by training now as a Shelter Service Associate.

As a Red Cross shelter volunteer, you'll be part of a team providing a safe place to rest and a path toward recovery:

  • In-person shelter support to assist with reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information collection and other vital tasks to help those we serve.
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients.
  • Availability to travel within region ( multiple local shifts working 4-12-hour shifts on consecutive days) -or- travel to surrounding states (minimum of 14 days working 8- or 12-hour shifts on consecutive days). Travel and lodging expenses are covered.
  • Complete the required virtual self-paced training (approximately 5 hours of training) within 30 days.
  • Watch: Red Vest in action at https://youtu.be/VqwIwSV_URg.

It’s through the efforts of volunteers that we do extraordinary things! Will you be ready to wear the red vest? Complete your application now at www.redcross.org/volunteertoday or request m ore information by clicking the I want to Help button.

Email our team at IDMT.Recruiting@redcross.org

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About American Red Cross Idaho and Montana


5380 W Franklin Rd, Boise, ID 83705, 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.


Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs 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.


Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


4155 Yellowstone AvePocatello, ID 83202



  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Customer Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Complete 5 hours of training and be able to serve for 14 consecutive days. The hours are long, the work is hard, but the experience will change you forever!

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