WE NEED YOU !! DCS: Preparedness Team Member - Riverside County

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American Red Cross, Riverside County Chapter

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Purpose: The purpose of this position is to implement preparedness programming.

Key Responsibilities:

The Preparedness Division provides appropriate preparedness programming within a community to assist community members to prepare for home fires and other disasters.

This position is responsible for the tasks involved to implement the preparedness program including:

  1. Support the annual preparedness goals, RDO objectives, and regional/ chapter plan for preparedness programming through participation in meetings, projects, and local preparedness activities;
  2. Execute assigned projects and local preparedness activities according to the activities you are trained in: Home Fire Campaign, The Pillowcase Project, or Community Preparedness Education Programs; and
  3. Complete tasks such as implementing preparedness activities, meeting with partners to build relationships, conducting inventory, and procuring or receiving necessary preparedness supplies.

Qualifications:

Ability to:

  • follow directions and implement requests received from supervisor with little or no supervision;
  • adapt to change, negotiate compromise, and tolerate ambiguity;
  • build effective relationships with others who can help with work related goals; and
  • be sensitive in human interactions to diversity inclusiveness.


Training:

  • Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview (Required)
  • Everyone's Welcome (Required)
  • Red Cross Volunteer Orientation
  • Complete all relevant online/in person training and review all relevant preparedness program materials that are posted on The Exchange.

Time Commitment:
Events typically last 3 to 5 hours. Must be able to participate and support a minimum of 2 events annually.


If interested in volunteering, please contact Volunteer Recruitment Specialist, Christopher Fielder at Christopher.Fielder@redcross.org or (951) 264-7730.

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About American Red Cross, Riverside County Chapter

Location:

6235 River Crest Drive, Suite A, Riverside, CA 92507, 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

he 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.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6235 River Crest DriveSuite ARiverside, CA 92507

(33.9382,-117.29287)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Events typically last 3 to 5 hours. Must be able to participate and support a minimum of 2 events annually.

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