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Are You a Handy Person? Want to Use Your Skills to Give Back?

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American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas

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Do you like to help with maintenance of facilities? Like variety in what you do? Have 4 or more hours/week to help anytime during business hours (M-F 8am-5pm)?

Use your skills and volunteer to help the American Red Cross keep their buildings and facilities safe and working well.

Some of the things you would be doing, depending on your skills:
. Complete maintenance work orders for facilities in the Region or Chapter.

. Conduct regular inspections of buildings to identify repair or maintenance needs as they arise.

. Perform maintenance and repair work, such as painting, electrical, plumbing, carpentry depending on identified skill level and training.

. Serve as a local point of contact for maintenance service contractors to ensure their work is completed timely and economically.

. Participate in office relocation efforts, and the support details related to opening or closing of American Red Cross facilities.

. Assist with facility emergency drills

. Work with regional Operations staff to identify opportunities for more efficient management of American Red Cross facilities.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds
  • Maintain a valid driver's license/ID from the state in which you reside
  • Mechanical and organizational skills

What Our Volunteers Are Saying

  • "I’m retired, am a handy person and was looking for a way to help in my local community. I love that I found the Red Cross because I’ve seen first-hand how they help my local community. This is my way to use my skills to help give back." ~John R.
  • "I may not have money to give, but I have time." ~Taylor W.
  • "I was so happy to help the Red Cross with a few hours each week doing what I love."

How to get started

  • Complete the online application at www.redcross.org/volunteer
  • Or for any questions or to schedule a personal volunteer consultation contact:
    Kristin Pendleton, Senior Volunteer Recruitment Specialist American Red Cross
    Call or Text: 314-281-7968
    kristin.pendleton@redcross.org

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About American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas

Location:

American Red Cross, 10195 Corporate Square Drive, St. Louis, MO 63132, 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

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 or through the generosity of blood donors, providing critical blood to people in need, 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.

Disaster Relief
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4050 Lindell Blvd.St. Louis, MO 63108

(38.63939,-90.24484)
 

SKILLS

  • Facilities Management
  • Renovation
  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Electrical
  • Home Repair

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Preferred 4 hours/week anytime during the workweek Monday - Friday between the hours of 8am - 5pm.

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