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Disaster Preparedness Team Member- Lancaster County

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American Red Cross - Greater Pennsylvania Region

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The Preparedness Division provides appropriate preparedness programming within a community to assist community members to prepare for home fires and other disasters.

This position is responsible for the tasks involved to implement the preparedness program including:

  1. Support the annual preparedness goals, RDO objectives, and regional/ chapter plan for preparedness programming through participation in meetings, projects, and local preparedness activities;
  2. Execute assigned projects and local preparedness activities according to the activities you are trained in: Home Fire Campaign, The Pillowcase Project, or Community Preparedness Education Programs; and
  3. Complete tasks such as implementing preparedness activities, meeting with partners to build relationships, conducting inventory, and procuring or receiving necessary preparedness supplies.
Qualifications:

Ability to:

  • follow directions and implement requests received from supervisor with little or no supervision;
  • adapt to change, negotiate compromise, and tolerate ambiguity;
  • build effective relationships with others who can help with work related goals; and
  • be sensitive in human interactions to diversity inclusiveness.
Time Commitment: Flexible

To get started as a volunteer, please create a profile by visiting: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=1874&h=193&p=592563

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About American Red Cross - Greater Pennsylvania Region

Location:

701 Centre Ave., Reading, PA 19601, 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

Description

The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas:
Disaster Relief
Supporting America's Military Families
Collect lifesaving blood
Health and Safety
International Services

Children & Youth
Community
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Lancaster, PA 17603

(40.01446,-76.32899)
 

SKILLS

  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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