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Shelter Service Associate - Etowah County, AL

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American Red Cross - Alabama Mississippi Region

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The Shelter Service Associate is a temporary position assigned to work in person in a Red Cross shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event. Shelter Service Associates complete tasks necessary for shelter operations and provide assistance for disaster clients. Shelter Service Associates support the day-to-day activities within a shelter which may include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information, or other areas within a shelter.

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.

Qualifications:
* Ability to function in a dynamic and stressful environment with little or no supervision, adapting to change, negotiating compromise, and tolerating ambiguity.
* Ability to lift / carry 20 lbs. multiple times/shift.
* Ability to stand and or sit for two-hour periods.
* Ability to bend or stoop multiple times.
* Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather, extreme heat and/or humidity and/or extreme cold.
* Ability to step up/down 18 inches and climb two or more flights of stairs.
* Ability to speak clearly on phone and in person.
* Ability to drive in day time and at night.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the American Red Cross!

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About American Red Cross - Alabama Mississippi Region

Location:

700 Caldwell Trace, Birmingham, AL 35242, 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, 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.

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1015 Airport RoadHuntsville, AL 35802

(34.69029,-86.57922)
 

SKILLS

  • Family Therapy
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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