Disaster Recovery Team - Clinton 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.


Responsibilities:

  • 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


Qualifications:

  • 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 rebecca.dungee@redcross.org.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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Disaster Relief
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

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WHERE

Wilmington, OH 43205

(39.9575,-82.964)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

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