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AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS

Are you interested in deploying and helping communities during this rough hurricane and wildfire season! We are looking for volunteers willing and able to help serve the communities affected by natural disasters.

The role of 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.
Time Commitment

  • Regional responses: Shift work determined by the scale of the relief operation; a minimum requirement 2 week deployment and 8-12 hours per day during the disaster relief operation for multiple, consecutive days.
  • Beyond Regional responses: a minimum requirement 2 week deployment and 12-14 hour days for extended periods depending on distance. Time and length of commitment will vary by operation.

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.

For more information: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=3090&h=193&p=605637

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $0.01 per hour

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift
  • On call

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About AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS

Location:

431 18TH ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20006, US

Mission Statement

The Red Cross, born of a desire to bring assistance without discrimination to the wounded on the battlefield, endeavors--in its international and national capacity--to prevent and alleviate human suffering wherever it may be found. Its purpose is to protect life and health and to ensure respect for the human being.

Description

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;

...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Indiana and surroundingIndiana, PA 15705

(40.61758,-79.15838)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Cleanup
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Be ready to help your local community! Due to predictions for an active hurricane and wildfire season and the complexities of COVID-19, the Red Cross will need thousands of volunteers to care for people when disasters strike. Train now to be a Ready

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