Help Your Neighbor in Your Community - Disaster Support Team

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

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Respond on-scene with other Red Cross volunteers to home fires, flooding or other local disasters to provide resources, comfort and hope to the family members who have been affected.

Requirements

  • 18 years or older
  • Valid United States driver’s license
  • Safe driving record
  • Training provided both online courses and hands-on with experienced volunteers
  • Online application (see below for instructions)
  • Weekdays and weekends available - fires do not tell time
  • Choose when you are available to be on call

What Our Volunteers Are Saying

  • "Being able to help someone in one of their greatest times of need is a feeling like no other." ~Charlie V.
  • "I watched the Red Cross help my Mom when she had a house fire and I knew I wanted to help giveback anyway I could." ~Laqueesha J.
  • "I may not have money to give, but I have time." ~Taylor W.
  • "It’s a wonderful feeling being able to help someone affected by a house fire, who literally, may only have the clothes on their back." ~Julie M.

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How to get started
Complete the online application at https://rdcrss.org/44A7XSw

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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

Disaster Relief
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Trinity, TX 75862

(30.94635,-95.37339)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible! 6 hour shifts

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