HARRIS Co. needs help with emergencies when people are displaced by fires.

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

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Respond on-scene with other Red Cross volunteers to home fires, flooding, or other local disasters to provide resources, comfort and hope to the family members who have been affected.

Requirements

  • 18 years or older
  • Valid United States driver’s license
  • Safe driving record
  • Training provided both online courses and hands-on with experienced volunteers.
  • Online application (see below for instructions)
  • Weekdays and weekends available - fires do not tell time.
  • Choose when you are available to be on call.

What Our Volunteers Are Saying

  • "It’s a wonderful feeling being able to help someone affected by a house fire, who literally, may only have the clothes on their back." ~Julie M.
  • "Being able to help someone in one of their greatest times of need is a feeling like no other." ~Charlie V.
  • "I watched the Red Cross help my mom when she had a house fire and I knew I wanted to help giveback anyway I could." ~Laqueesha J.
  • "I may not have money to give, but I have time." ~Taylor W.

More Information contact: Sylvia Burle at sylvia.burle@redcross.org or call me at 361-500-5027

How to get started complete the online application at http://rdcrss.org/3Ffx94M

Video About the Volunteer Opportunity: Red Cross Disaster Action Teams: Turning Tragedy into Hope after a Disaster: https://bit.ly/3sluwM3

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About American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

Location:

2700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098, 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. La Cruz Roja Americana previene y alivia el sufrimiento humano frente a emergencias movilizando el poder de los voluntarios y la generosidad de los donantes.

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.

Todos los días, la Cruz Roja Americana ayuda a las personas en situaciones de emergencia. Ya sea que se trate de una familia desplazada, miles de víctimas de desastres, o brindar atención y consuelo a un miembro del servicio o veterano enfermo o lesionado o apoyo a un miembro de la familia militar, nuestro trabajo vital es posible gracias a personas como usted. Es a través del tiempo y el cuidado de la gente común que podemos hacer cosas extraordinarias.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Community, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2700 Southwest FreewayHouston, TX 77098

(29.73159,-95.42039)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Recruiting
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

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

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