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ORGANIZATION: 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 (within 50 mile radius) 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.
  • Time Commitment: Due to the training requirements, we seek volunteers able to spend at least 1 year with us.
(Optional Scenario) 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.

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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.


Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations San Diego, CA 92123



  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Disaster Response




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

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