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Disaster Shelter Worker

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross in Eastern New York

Responsibilities:

  • Work with a team to establish shelter operations at our predesignated sites during disasters that displace a large number of people.
  • Receive supplies and set-up an area for sleeping and eating.
  • Monitor the residents of the shelter to ensure needs are being met and resolve any possible conflicts that may arise within the shelter.
  • Conduct head count and maintain an up to date roster within the shelter.
  • Coordinate with agencies for food and distribute within the shelter.

Time commitment:

Depends on the need to setup shelters in response to a Disaster. Workers needed for local, statewide and national responses.

Requirements:

Must have basic understanding of computers.

Must be age 18 or older.

Contact: joineny@redcross.org or call (518) 387-9441


Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Carmel DriveRhinebeck, NY 12572

(41.92709,-73.91209)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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