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Help Military families prepare for deployment as a Regional Family Contact Volunteer

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American Red Cross Central California Region

Ensure that military families’ know they are supported during the critical times of entering the military and preparing for deployment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure family information is in the case management system
  • Email and phone military families to provide Red Cross preparedness information
  • Provide additional support, as appropriate.

Time Commitment:

  • Flexible with a scheduled commitment

Training Requirements:

  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • Introduction to SAF
  • Military 101
  • Introduction to SAF Casework
  • Additional computer training as appropriate

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and listening skills
  • Enjoy working directly with others
  • Able to work with diverse populations
  • Recommended: knowledge/experience with the military

Find out more at www.redcross.org/volunteertoday or email jennifer.samaritan@redcross.org

Ready to Make a Difference? Here's How to Get Started!

  1. Go to redcross.org/volunteertoday to complete our online application. It takes less than 10 minutes!
  1. A member of our team will get in touch. Taking the time for a personal conversation enables us to match you with a role that will be both meaningful and enjoyable.
  1. We’ll provide all necessary training to ensure you can be successful in your volunteer role.

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About American Red Cross Central California Region

Location:

1300 W. Shaw Ave., Ste. 4B, Fresno, CA 93711, 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

Types of volunteer opportunities may include:

Boots on the Ground -- Your role could be to respond to home fires and other emergencies in your community, conduct in-home smoke alarm installations, or working in a wildfire shelter providing safe accommodations.

Instructor/Presenter positions to deliver education programs focused on preparedness, disasters and how to "Be Red Cross Ready" to adults and youth.

Working behind the Scenes positions include Keep the Red Cross Running -- Your role could be administrative/office support, scheduling shifts for your fellow volunteers, or logistics management to ensure disaster relief operations have the necessary supplies and equipment.

Lead the Way -- "Leadership" volunteers guide our efforts, inspire our volunteers and hold us accountable to the highest standards. Your role could be to lead a small team of fellow volunteers, act as an advisor to a Red Cross Club for youth, or support local Red Cross services by joining an advisory board or the Board of Directors.

Tell the Red Cross Story -- Communications & Outreach volunteers educate the public about Red Cross services and stories in your community. By getting our message out, you'll educate people in need about how we can help, while attracting volunteers and donors to the mission.

You can make a difference today at by becoming a volunteer at redcross.org/volunteer

Crisis Support
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

836 Calle PlanoCamarillo, CA 93012

(34.19863,-119.00758)
 

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Flexible with a scheduled commitment¬†

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