DCS: Sheltering Team Member - Fairfax, VA

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region

Purpose

This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) department. The Sheltering (SH) Service Associate (SA) is a temporary position assigned to work in person in a Red Cross shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event. Sheltering Service Associates complete tasks necessary for shelter operations and interacts with clients to ensure their needs are met. Sheltering Service Associates support the day-to-day activities within a shelter, which can include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information or other areas within a shelter.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities vary depending on the assignment.

    • May include providing support to one or more of the following areas within the shelter:
      • reception
      • registration
      • dormitory
      • feeding
      • information
      • supply
    • Provide excellent customer service to clients
    • Complete the required virtual self-paced training (3.5 hours of training total)

Time Commitment

2-4 hours per month, approximately. Some hours may need to be during "regular business hours" and on weekends. Hours may increase during times of disaster, including large home fires.

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About American Red Cross - National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region

Location:

4700 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, 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 a service 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

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Crisis Support, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Chantilly, VA 20151

(38.90164,-77.45872)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Disaster Response
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per month, approximately.  Some hours may need to be during "regular business hours" and on weekends. Hours may increase during times of disaster, including large home fires.

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