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Calling All Bilingual Media Relations Volunteers Needed (Spanish) Latino Community

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American Red Cross - San Bernardino HIGH DESERT County Chapter


The American Red Cross Media Relations are bilingual volunteers are part of a professional volunteer team that develops and delivers the Red Cross story behind-the-scenes, on-camera, in-person, and online through media channels, websites, social media feeds, and other content platforms. They protect the reputation of the Red Cross by identifying and assessing the potential for harm to the Red Cross brand, misinformation, or information gaps. Work with communications management to develop a strategic approach.


  • Speaking with the Latino community and promoting volunteering with the American Red Cross
  • Be on call during shifts to vet and assess media inquires, share information on smaller incidents, and notify leadership of the need to scale up the response.
  • Serve as a media spokesperson for local news outlets in person, over the phone, or through Skype interviews.
  • Work with chapter and regional leadership to write and pitch local stories to local media.
  • Showcase Red Cross services and programs through earned media outreach at events, training, interviews, etc.
  • Write and distribute media advisories and press releases.
  • Maintain a list of subject matter experts to speak with the media.
  • Maintain media log of queries, interviews, and news stories.
  • Create and maintain media lists.
* Fluency in Spanish and English*Media relations education and/or experience * Background in Red Cross response (training provided), branding & messaging * Submission of a portfolio of news releases, video clips of on-camera work, or equivalent work samples


Sign-up to volunteer today! Please email questions to Juana Zapata, the Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist, at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org or (951) 205-6689.

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About American Red Cross - San Bernardino HIGH DESERT County Chapter


10600 N. Trademark Parkway, Suite 406, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730, 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.‚Äč


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.

Disaster Relief
Media & Broadcasting


We'll work with your schedule.


17199 Yuma St. Suite 2Victorville, CA 92395



  • Public Relations
  • Sales Marketing
  • Community Outreach
  • Spanish
  • Public Speaking


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible and dependent on individual projects and local disaster responses. Time commitment is determined by the needs of the regional communications department. May be 4-12 hours per day during disasters.
  • 3 online training courses

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