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American Red Cross Disaster Sheltering Operations Ready Team Volunteer
ORGANIZATION: Old Colony Elder Services
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2 people are interested
Support the American Red Cross as Hurricane and Fire seasons approaches. As a Member of the Disaster Services' Ready Team you will be trained to staff and operate in a Red Cross Shelter if assigned to a disaster this fall. This mission-critical opportunity has specific requirements including the ability to deploy to a disaster area outside of Massachusetts for up to 14 days or commit to working in a shelter locally. You will be providing lifesaving services to the affected communities as we continue to work with public health officials to keep everyone safe.
About Old Colony Elder Services
144 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301, US
Through the talent of an experienced and diverse workforce, OCES supports the independence and dignity of older adults and individuals with disabilities by providing essential information and services that promote healthy, safe living which positively impacts our community. OCES has a variety of volunteer opportunities in programs such as the Nutrition Program, Money Management Program, and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Plymouth County.
Founded in 1974, OCES proudly serves greater Plymouth County and surrounding communities. OCES is a private non-profit organization. OCES aspires to be a culturally diverse and inclusive agency that removes barriers creating equity for all by empowering individuals and communities to thrive, age in place, and reach their highest potential.
OCES' Nutrition Program is there to reduce hunger and food insecurity, promote socialization, and to promote the health and well-being of older adults and individuals with disabilities.
OCES' Money Management Program (MMP) helps older adults and individuals with disabilities in helping to manage their finances and pay their bills. The MMP program provides confidential assistance in managing a budget and keeping finances organized.
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Plymouth County (RSVP), a program of OCES, is the Plymouth County chapter of AmeriCorps Seniors. RSVP works with our community Service Partners by utilizing the financial, infrastructure and human resources of RSVP. We recruit and interview volunteers 55 years of age or older, then align their abilities and interests to meet the needs of the community as provided by our Service Partners.
VariousPlymouth, MA 02360
September 12, 2023
- Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
- Disaster Response
- Critical Thinking
- People Skills
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training