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Spring is here and severe weather is on the rise. Volunteer. (Snyder County)

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania Region

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The season of growth is upon us! As we head into the spring months, the American Red Cross is working with communities across the nation to "grow" the disaster workforce to prepare for the upcoming hurricane and wildfire seasons. Join your neighbors in becoming a trained volunteer to support communities impacted by severe weather.

We are actively recruiting and scheduling training for the following critical volunteer role(s):

  • Disaster Action Team: Respond to local disasters, such as home fires, to ensure that those affected have access to resources for necessities such as food, shelter, and clothing.
  • Recovery Client Care Program Service Associate: Support disaster-caused needs of individuals and families with casework and recovery planning by matching Red Cross and community resources and assistance to these needs.
  • Shelter Service Associate: Support the day-to-day activities within a shelter. This may include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information, or other areas within a shelter.

Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age with a valid drivers license.
Comfort with computers/tablets is necessary

Benefits
* Opportunities to meet fellow volunteers involved in humanitarian efforts
* Receive Specialized Training
* Opportunities for Leadership and Career development
* Ability to respond to National Disasters

Register and Explore: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=35003&h=193&p=1864067

Questions? Contact us!
Danielle Dietze, Volunteer Services
Email danielle.dietze@redcross.org
Call/Text 570-202-7954

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Crisis Support, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Selinsgrove, PA 17870

(40.79897,-76.86219)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We'll work with your schedule.

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