Disaster Recovery Team - Athens County
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Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross, Central & Southern Ohio Region
Help Families Find Hope!
Join the Disaster Recovery Team as they support those who have experienced such events as a home fire, flood or other events that would make their home unlivable. Team Members do this by supporting the disaster recovery of individuals/families through the activities of casework, recovery planning, community/internal referrals and by listening to the clients needs.
- Conducting client interviews
- Assess client qualifications for financial assistance
- Document the assistance and services provided to the client
- Assist with recovery planning, problem solving and advocacy
- Learn about recovery activities and develop knowledge, skills, expertise in casework
- Provide client with information and referrals to community partners
- Demonstrate commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross
- Be kind, caring, resourceful and knowledgeable
- Demonstrate an interest in learning about community resource organizations
- Ability to work well in stressful situations
- Is team-oriented
- Has basic computer skills
- Willingness and ability to learn and use Red Cross technology and reporting platforms
- Treat people equitably and works effectively with diverse populations
- Is client focused
- Had the ability to sit for 2-hour periods
Training is provided at no cost. Time commitment for this position can vary based on location and need. Volunteer supervisors/staff members will work with you to set a schedule that is mutually agreeable for both parties.
Questions? Please contact Rebecca Dungee, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist at email@example.com.
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Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
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Athens, OH 43205
December 30, 2021
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