Disaster Workforce Engagement (DWE) Team Member: We are looking for you!

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Greater New York Region

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American Red Cross Metro New York North Chapter is seeking volunteers to support its Disaster Workforce Engagement Team program. This is a remote opportunity that can be completed from home with some in person training in Hawthorne, NY.

Volunteer responsibilities:

  • Participate in meetings and projects to support annual goals, regional disaster objectives, and volunteer engagement plans
  • Projects and participation will be assigned according to areas of interest, including onboarding/placement, deployment, training, recognition and appreciation, leadership development, volunteer management and engagement
  • Projects may include conducting volunteer interviews, updating profiles in American Red Cross's system, recognition, analyzing reports/data, and scheduling volunteers

Time commitment:

  • Volunteers should be prepared to spend anywhere from 4 to 8 hours weekly during normal business hours, and additional time when disasters strike


  • Build effective relationships with others who can help with work-related goals
  • Be sensitive to diversity inclusiveness in interactions
  • Comfortable with computers database work and talking on the phone

Training (provided):

  • Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview
  • Volunteer Connection Training Courses

Express interest below! And be sure to ask about American Red Cross's other volunteer opportunities.

If you have any question(s), please email us: recruitmentgny@redcross.org or call/text us at (646) 875-8051

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About American Red Cross - Greater New York Region


520 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019, 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.


Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs 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.


Disaster Relief
Community, Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


40 Saw Mill River RoadHawthorne, NY 10532



  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Human Resources Assistance
  • Disaster Response


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitment: Be prepared to spend anywhere from 4 to 8 hours weekly-must have good computer/phone etiquette skills. Flexible shifts available during the training period. Must have weekday/daytime availability!
  • 18+ and MUST have weekday/daytime availability and be able to commit to the role for a minimum of 6 months-no exceptions!

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