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Deliver Hope to Those Affected by Disaster: Disaster Action Team Member (Hudson County)

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - New Jersey Region

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Every day, disasters devastate families. As a Disaster Action Team volunteer, you can help comfort and support people who are forced from their homes due to fires, storms and other emergencies, so they don’t have to face tough times alone.

Every day, people are forced from their homes due to fires, storms or other disasters. Our Disaster Action Team volunteers respond day and night to meet the immediate needs of their neighbors. Our help may include financial assistance for food, clothing and lodging; emotional support; or replacing prescription medications and other critical items.

Learn more about this role: https://youtu.be/-yamNDUbsn0. Training is free, but the hope you provide is priceless. Apply or learn more at www.redcross.org/volunteertoday.

All in person volunteer responders must show proof of COVID vaccination at the time of application. Bilingual is Spanish & English is helpful but not required; if you are bilingual please indicate so at the time of application.

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About American Red Cross - New Jersey Region

Location:

209 Fairfield Rd., Fairfield, NJ 07004, 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. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Community, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

200 Morris Pesin DriveJersey City, NJ 07305

(40.69312,-74.05723)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Community Outreach
  • Bilingual
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • On call for at least two 8-hour shifts per month.
  • Once trained may remain active as long as required training is updated.

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