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Disaster Response! Volunteer in a Shelter Center after a tragedy-SW Virginia - Carroll Co.

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ORGANIZATION: AMERICAN RED CROSS

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Shelter (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. Shelter Service Associates complete tasks necessary for shelter operations and interacts with clients to ensure their needs are met. Shelter 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 vary depending on assignment.

Time Commitment

Regional deployment and response will vary in length of assignment by Disaster Relief Operation.
Shifts typically span ten - twelve hours.

National deployment typically requires a two-week commitment.

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About AMERICAN RED CROSS

Location:

2825 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294, 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.‚Äč

Description

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;

...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
Homeless & Housing
Immigrants & Refugees
Disaster Relief, Homeless & Housing, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Hillsville, VA 24343

(36.76263,-80.73479)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Case Work / Management
  • Hospitality
  • Housekeeping
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Regional deployment and response will vary in length of assignment by Disaster Relief Operation. Shifts typically span ten - twelve hours. National deployment typically requires a two-week commitment

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