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WE NEED YOU !! DCS: Be Red Cross Ready Presenter -( In Person/Virtual) San Bernardino

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - San Bernardino County Chapter

  • 3 people are interested
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Purpose:
This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department.
Save lives and prevent injuries by providing free education to community members by working with paid and volunteer staff and following program guidance.

Key Responsibilities:

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

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

  1. Support the annual preparedness goals, Regional Disaster Officer (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: Hands-Only CPR, Ready Rating or Be Red Cross Ready Presentations
  3. Complete tasks such as implementing preparedness activities, meeting with partners to build relationships, conducting inventory, and procuring or receiving necessary preparedness supplies

Qualifications:
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation in Volunteer Connection if participating in in-person activities and/or performing work in a Red Cross facility.
  • Ability to relate effectively with diverse groups and individuals, required
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, required
  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand, and review program guidelines and tools, required
  • Experience or comfort public speaking, required

Training: WE PROVIDE ALL TRAINING !
  • Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview (Required)
  • Everyone's Welcome (Required)
  • Red Cross Volunteer Orientation

Complete all online/in-person training and review all relevant information for the Community Preparedness Education Program you are supporting (Hands-Only CPR, Ready Rating or Be Red Cross Ready Presentations). Review all preparedness program materials and guidance posted on the Exchange in the Preparedness Toolkit.

Time Commitment: a Year

"WE ARE LOOKING FOR LOCAL HEROES TO POSITIVELY IMPACT!"

Sign-up to volunteer today! Please email questions to Juana Zapata, the Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist, at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org or (951) 205-6689.

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About American Red Cross - San Bernardino County Chapter

Location:

10600 N Trademark, Suite 406, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730, 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.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it'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. People like you, serving as Blood Services Ambassadors helping to improve a blood donor's experience or serving as a Blood Driver, transporting lifesaving blood and blood product make a difference every day. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Environment
Community, Education & Literacy, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10600 N. Trademark Parkway, Suite 406Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

(34.08113,-117.57308)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitment: A Year
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation in Volunteer Connection if participating in in-person activities and/or performing work in a Red Cross facility.

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