Take Action and Make a Difference. Shelter Support Volunteers Needed.

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Wisconsin Region

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This summer, turn your compassion into action when you volunteer with the American Red Cross.
Communities across the country count on the Red Cross every day. The need remains critical and
constant during the summer months. From helping people affected by disasters, like home fires and
floods, to supporting the collection of lifesaving blood, you can make a difference. Ninety percent
of our workforce are volunteers who are inspired to give back. We can’t do it without you.

Volunteers are needed to help staff shelters in Disaster Relief Operations in areas impacted by hurricanes, wildfires and home fires. Make sure families don't face tough times alone. Compassionate and committed individuals needed to support sheltering efforts this disaster season.

During large disasters, you can support the day-to-day activities within a shelter, which may include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information, or other areas. Free online training will be provided. If the need arises, volunteers are asked to commit to multiple local shifts of 4 to 12 hours each. For those able to travel outside of their local area, a commitment of at least 14 consecutive days, working 8- or 12-hour shifts, is required.

Learn more about what shelter volunteers do: https://youtu.be/SXyzj_0-WMs. Take action and apply now.

For more information contact Alaina at alaina.riedel@redcross.org or 920-509-0510.

**Must submit a volunteer application at www.redcross.org/volunteer***

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About American Red Cross - Wisconsin Region

Location:

4860 Sheboygan Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, 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 its 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Plum City, WI 54761

(44.62914,-92.1924)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must submit a volunteer application at www.redcross.org/volunteer

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