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Disaster Mass Care Shelter Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Illinois Region

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We are seeking local heroes to join our Disaster Relief Volunteer team as Mass Care Sheltering Service Associate or Supervisor. In this role, you will serve as a member of a temporary work unit on a disaster relief operation to successfully complete their assigned areas of responsibility on a disaster relief operation. They ensure safe sheltering at a single shelter throughout the cycle of the disaster.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a shelter worker on a disaster relief operation. Roles may include working in reception, registration,feeding, dormitory, information, or other areas within a shelter.
  • Meeting disaster-caused sheltering needs of individuals, families, and communities.
  • Providing services with kindness and compassion that are accessible and equitable to all clients.
  • Maintaining clear communication and collaboration with supervisor and peers.
  • Providing accurate reporting of sheltering activity as assigned.

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About American Red Cross - Illinois Region

Location:

Illinois Region, Illinois Region, Chicago, IL 60612, 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メ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

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

WHEN

Mon May 23, 2022 - Mon Aug 01, 2022

WHERE

Multiple locations Effingham, IL 62401

(39.12489,-88.57586)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteer appointments are typically 3, 6, 12 months. Volunteer hours depend largely on local emergency events like winter storms, tornadoes, etc. that would create the need for community shelters.

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