Help in short term, emergency shelters when people are displaced by disasters

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast 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 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)

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About American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

Location:

2700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098, 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. La Cruz Roja Americana previene y alivia el sufrimiento humano frente a emergencias movilizando el poder de los voluntarios y la generosidad de los donantes.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its 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.

Todos los días, la Cruz Roja Americana ayuda a las personas en situaciones de emergencia. Ya sea que se trate de una familia desplazada, miles de víctimas de desastres, o brindar atención y consuelo a un miembro del servicio o veterano enfermo o lesionado o apoyo a un miembro de la familia militar, nuestro trabajo vital es posible gracias a personas como usted. Es a través del tiempo y el cuidado de la gente común que podemos hacer cosas extraordinarias.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Community, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4369 Corona Dr STE 100Corpus Christi, TX 78411

(27.71516,-97.39311)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitment Local: Minimum of 5 days working, 6- or 12-hour shifts. (Shift length varies depending on the type of incident and how early in the disaster response) Beyond region: Minimum of 14 days working 12 hour shifts

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