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Shelter Workers Needed to Support Wildfire Evacuees

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American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties

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Provide compassion and solace during moments of distress for evacuees of local disasters, such as wildfires or multi family home fires. In person shelter support to assist with reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information collection, and other vital tasks to help those we serve.

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Have valid driver’s license.
  • Willing to work long hours fully masked indoors.
  • All training provided. Estimated 3 hours training time, online.
    If, local area disaster, shifts are typically 6-8 hours/day (sometimes up to 12 hours).
  • Typically requires availability to work 5 days (non consecutive) during a local response.
  • Deploying outside of the SoCal Region:
    • Once fully trained, you will have the opportunity to travel to another disaster location and take on a 14-day commitment (with one day off), with 8-12 hr. shifts each day.
  • Time Commitment: Due to the training requirements, we seek volunteers able to spend at least 1 year with us.
  • Outside disaster operations, ongoing time is about 10 hours per month on average.
  • A seasonal commitment of 6 months is also agreeable, to provide support for our current wildfire response needs across the West Coast.

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About American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties


3950 Calle Fortunada, San Diego, CA 92123, 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.


Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member, veteran, or support to a military family member. Our vital work is made possible by volunteers like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


3950 Calle FortunadaSan Diego, CA 92123



  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters




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

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