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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties

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Armed conflict, international disasters and migration leave millions of people around the globe in urgent need of humanitarian assistance every year. As the world’s largest humanitarian network, Red Cross and Red Crescent teams help reconnect families separated by international crises. Read about twins who reunited after 68 years apart.

The American Red Cross helps reconnect loved ones when:

  • Families are separated internationally as a result of conflict, disaster, migration or other humanitarian emergency.
  • Families have already tried normal channels of communication to reconnect.
  • The family member making the inquiry is able to provide essential information on the sought person.
  • The family member making the inquiry is a relative who had been in direct contact with the sought person before the crisis occurred.

As a Restoring Family Links Outreach Volunteer you will...
  • Spread the word about the Restoring Family Links program in the community.
  • Focusing on diverse communities impacted by conflict, war, and displacement.
  • Responsible for supporting the development and implementation of an outreach strategy.
  • Identify key agencies, religious groups, schools, community groups, non-profits, media contacts, and form sustainable partnerships to promote and benefit our services and widen our scope of referrals and resources.
  • Promote, network, and present about the program to ensure the community has access to this service.
  • Some in person tabling events, meetings, networking.
  • Some availability during the weekdays is helpful.
  • Average time commitment is 2-4 hours per week.
  • Preferred commitment of 1 year.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for in person activities.

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About American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties

Location:

3950 Calle Fortunada, San Diego, CA 92123, 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 its one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member, veteran, or support to a military family member. Our vital work is made possible by volunteers like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

CAUSE AREAS

Emergency & Safety
Immigrants & Refugees
International
Emergency & Safety, Immigrants & Refugees, International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3950 Calle FortunadaSan Diego, CA 92123

(32.81356,-117.12344)
 

SKILLS

  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Search & Rescue
  • Program Management
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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