Newport, AR- Save Lives Through Local Disaster Team (Virtual)
ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas
Please visit the new page to apply.
Every day people are forced from their homes due to disasters. Single and multi-family home fires account for 90% of disaster responses for the American Red Cross. Compassionate and committed Disaster Action Team (DAT) volunteers help those families affected.
Respond in-person to your neighbors who have been affected by home fires, flooding or other local disasters. As a Red Cross volunteer, you will be able to help your neighbors and their families by providing resources, comfort and hope.
Be the beacon of hope to families who are likely having the worst day of their lives.
- 18 years or older with a valid United States driver’s license
- Training provided both online courses and shadow with experienced volunteers
- Computer with internet
- Available for a minimum of one on-call, 4-hour shift/month
What Our Volunteers Are Saying
- "I’m retired and was looking for a way to help in my local community. I love that I found the Red Cross because being able to help someone in one of their greatest times of need is a feeling like no other." ~Charlie V.
- "I watched the Red Cross help my Mom when she had a house fire and I knew I wanted to help giveback anyway I could. Now I am able to pay it forward for my Mom and our family." ~Laqueesha J.
- "I may not have money to give, but I have time." ~Taylor W.
- "It’s a wonderful feeling being able to help someone affected by a house fire, who literally, may only have the clothes on their back." ~Julie M.
How to get started
- Click here to complete the online application
- Or, for any questions or to schedule a personal volunteer consultation contact:
Dexta Rodriguez, Senior Volunteer Recruitment Specialist American Red Cross
Call or Text: 501-900-2363 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule a brief phone consultation: www.calendly.com/dextarodriguez
About American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas
American Red Cross, 10195 Corporate Square Drive, St. Louis, MO 63132, US
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 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.
Multiple locations Newport, AR 72112
January 15, 2024
- Safety & Disaster Education
- Disaster Response
- Basic Computer Skills
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- On-call shifts available.
- Must have smart phone, computer, and reliable internet access