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HELP! Galveston Co. Help in short term, emergency shelters when people are displaced by disasters.

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American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

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The role of you - the Sheltering Service Associate - is to serve as a member of a temporary work unit on a disaster relief operation to successfully complete their assigned areas of responsibility on a disaster relief operation. They ensure safe sheltering at a single shelter throughout the cycle of the disaster.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a shelter worker on a disaster relief operation. Roles may include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information, or other areas within a shelter.
  • Meeting disaster-caused sheltering needs of individuals, families, and communities.
  • Providing services with kindness and compassion that are accessible and equitable to all clients.
  • Maintaining clear communication and collaboration with supervisor and peers.
  • Ensuring accuracy in all assigned tasks.
  • Providing accurate reporting of sheltering activity as assigned.

Groups are welcome to train together and form a shelter team

et's begin your Journey and start your Red Cross application today by following this special link: https://www.redcross.org/local/texas/gulf-coast/volunteer.html

Feel Free to contact me once you have started your application so that we may complete your volunteer application process. Are you ready to start your journey with us...we will provide you with training and experiences of a lifetime! For more information, you may call, text me or email at your convenience. I am here to support you in any way I can!

Take Care! #staysafe #stayhealthy

¡Cuídate! #mantenteseguro #mantentesaludable

All my best,

Sylvia Burle

Sylvia Burle I Volunteer Services Recruitment Specialist II

American Red Cross serving Texas Gulf Coast Region

ÌAmerican Red Cross 24-HOUR Disaster Line (866) 526-8300

T: (361) 500-5027 I E: sylvia.burle@redcross.org

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About American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

Location:

2700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098, 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. La Cruz Roja Americana previene y alivia el sufrimiento humano frente a emergencias movilizando el poder de los voluntarios y la generosidad de los donantes.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its 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, 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.

Todos los días, la Cruz Roja Americana ayuda a las personas en situaciones de emergencia. Ya sea que se trate de una familia desplazada, miles de víctimas de desastres, o brindar atención y consuelo a un miembro del servicio o veterano enfermo o lesionado o apoyo a un miembro de la familia militar, nuestro trabajo vital es posible gracias a personas como usted. Es a través del tiempo y el cuidado de la gente común que podemos hacer cosas extraordinarias.
Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2501 Palmer Hwy #215Texas City, TX 77590

(29.39447,-94.93111)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Shifts are 8-12 hours when the shelter activates
  • Volunteers applying for in-person position assignments must be fully vaccinated. Instructions on providing information and supporting documentation of vaccination will be provided once you submit your application.

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