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United Through Reading Program Coordinator

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American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania Region

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United Through Reading and the American Red Cross have partnered to bring this program to our Veterans at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. By volunteering to help with this program you are supporting the Red Cross and Veterans in our community.

Position Description

Maintain inventory of recording equipment/tablets, children’s books, and related supplies. Supplies will be kept at the VA facility.

Facilitate the recording of Veterans reading books to children in their life by assisting the Veteran with picking out appropriate children’s books, setting up the recording device, and attending to any other needs that may come up related to the recording.

Timely reporting to United Through Reading after a recording session is completed. This will include uploading the recording to the UTR website, arranging for the recording to be emailed to the child’s family, and arranging for the mailing of a copy of the book that was read. In addition, tracking forms will need to be completed and sent to UTR.

For more information go to: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=3977&h=193&p=592563

Volunteers applying for in-person position assignments must be fully vaccinated. Instructions to provide information and supporting documentation of vaccination will be provided once you submit your application.

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About American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania Region

Location:

256 N Sherman St., WilkesBarre, PA 18702, 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.‚Äč

Description

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;

...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Children & Youth
Community
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Wilkes Barre VA Medical CenterWilkesBarre, PA 18702

(41.2368,-75.8784)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two hours a day, two days a week.

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