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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Southeastern PA - Headquarters

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TURN YOUR COMPASSION INTO ACTION!
Help before, during, or after a disaster.
Register at www.redcross.org/volunteer or email Ned.Bloom@redcross.org.

It's your choice. Before a disaster, help families prepare by installing smoke alarms and sharing educational materials. During a disaster, coordinate with local authorities while dispatching Red Cross personnel and resources from your home phone and computer or respond on-scene providing immediate care and access to food, clothing, and shelter. After a disaster, support those affected through their recovery phase from your location.

From your home or in the field, help your neighbors when they need it most.

  • HOME FIRE CAMPAIGN TEAM MEMBERS -- By appointment, share life saving educational materials and install free smoke alarms. All supplies & training provided. Also join SOUND THE ALARM! events.
  • DISPATCHER DUTY OFFICERS -- Requires strong communication skills and reliable home phone & Internet service. Also commitment to training and minimum one 6-hour on-call shift per week.
  • DISASTER ACTION TEAM MEMBERS -- Respond immediately to local disasters (i.e. house fires.) Commitment to training, minimum one 4-hour on-call shift per week, and reliable transportation required.
  • RECOVERY SERVICES CASEWORKERS -- From your phone and computer, guide those affected by disasters through their recovery phase, connecting them to available resources and organizations.
Learn more at www.redcross.org/volunteer or contact Ned Bloom, Volunteer Services
Email Ned.Bloom@redcross.org
Call/Text 267-634-3766

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About American Red Cross of Southeastern PA - Headquarters

Location:

2221 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 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

The American Red Cross offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities -- including:

  • Biomedical/Blood Services as an Screener, Ambassador or Driver
  • Disaster Cycle Services as a Responder (locally and/or nationally) or Recovery Caseworker
  • Emergency Preparedness as a Smoke Alarm Installer or Youth Educator
  • Logistics
  • Community Outreach
  • Volunteer Services
  • Service to the Armed Forces
  • Administration
Over 90% of what we do is done and led by amazing Red Cross Volunteers! Join our team. Meet new friends. Learn new skills. Help where and when it is needed most. All based on your interests and availability.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Philadelphia, PA 19123

(39.96445,-75.14578)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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

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