Provide resources, and support to those effected by disasters.
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.
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 Shift Tool during the disaster event to report availability and schedule shelter shifts
Share availability to deploy for up to 14 days wherever needed
Completing the required virtual self-paced training (3 hours of training total)
See our full description here: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=rco_opportunity_detail&opportunity_id=188928&postal_code=05401&return_nd=rco_opportunity_browse_list
Please sign up for this opportunity at redcross.org/volunteer.
Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njKuqKW9H3M
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. Sleeves Up. Heart Open. All In.
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.
We'll work with your schedule.
October 8, 2020
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Based on the volunteers availability and the need for disaster response.