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American Red Cross-Indiana Region

Do you have a passion for helping people? The American Red Cross is on the ground, working around the clock to provide food, comfort, and other emergency support to those affected by major disasters all over the country, but the most common disasters to which we respond happen right here in our own community - floods and fires.

Goals/Responsibility:

  • Provide 24-hour emergency response to local disasters. Examples of these include local house fires and provide basic human necessities such as emotional support, financial assistance, and information to help families begin the process of recovery.
  • Conduct damage assessments of affected dwellings and determine habitability.
  • Help start casework.

Requirements/Skills:

  • Requires computer skills and online training.
  • Requires two twelve-hour and on call shifts each month.
  • Can remain calm and patient during stressful situations.
  • Empathetic and compassionate

To apply copy and paste the link into a browser window:

http://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=intake&entry_point_id=37&entry_point_type=global_entry_point

*Please note this application is for adults 18 years of age and older.


Questions? Contact Volunteer Recruitment Specialist, Aamina Alexander at aamina.alexander@redcross.org or at (317) 473-4474

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About American Red Cross-Indiana Region

Location:

1510 N. Meridian, Indianapolis, IN 46201, 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
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Gas City, IN 46933

(40.47974,-85.59208)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Cleanup
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Customer Service
  • Disaster Response
  • Case Work / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two 12 hour on call shifts per month, attendance at a monthly meeting
  • Must be able to complete trainings within the first 90 days of trainee position assigned

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