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Broadcast Journalists for Media Relations During Disasters

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties

  • 5 people are interested

Respond to media requests from local media partners by conducting interviews, providing important disaster updates, and being on camera as needed to represent the Red Cross organization.

  • Comfortable with public speaking and delivering talking points on camera, willing to be interviewed by local media outlets
  • Sharing important information out on disaster evacuation points, shelter locations, other services, etc.
  • Ideal for someone with a background in Communications, Public Relations, or Media Communications
  • Support the Volunteer Recruitment efforts, particularly reaching out to the Latinx community
  • All training provided by the Red Cross
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a BONUS!
  • Red Cross provides all training. Training can be done online. Initial training is about 2 hours in total.

Time Commitment:
Volunteers commit to taking at least 1 on-call shift per month. On-call shifts are 24-hours and lasts 2 weeks. During this on-call period, volunteers are expected to:
  • Respond as a Public Information Officer to a disaster-related location within two hours of being notified.
  • Geographic area includes San Diego and Imperial Counties.

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About American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties

Location:

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.

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, 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Media & Broadcasting
Community, Disaster Relief, Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3950 Calle FortunadaSan Diego, CA 92123

(32.81356,-117.12344)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Journalism
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months minimum, 1 year preferred.

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