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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross Greater PA Region

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to perform Mass Care readiness and capacity building activities needed to enable effective service delivery (in a disaster response).


Responsibilities: Mass Care provides activities and services on a congregate basis to the

community as a whole including feeding, sheltering, reunification, and distribution of emergency supplies.

This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Mass Care program including:

1) Support the annual mass care goals, RDO objectives, and regional/

chapter plan for mass care services through participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities

2) Projects and local response activities will be assigned according to the

activities you are training in: feeding, sheltering, distribution of emergency supplies, or reunification.

3) Projects may include tasks such as conducting facility surveys for

response activity sites, meeting with partners to build relationships,

conducting inventory and updating supply kits.


Qualifications:

Ability to:

* follow and implement requests received from supervisor with little or no supervision.

* adapt to change, negotiate compromise and tolerate ambiguity.

* build effective relationships with others who can help with work related goals.

* be sensitive in human interactions to diversity inclusiveness.

* work toward service associate position in at least one Mass Care activity


Relationships: Works closely with all other Mass Care workers to ensure team goals are achieved.


Development Opp: Take the Mass Care Management 2017 course. Take training and gain experience required to serve as:

* Feeding, Sheltering, Reunification, or DES worker during operations.

* Mass Care Regional Program Lead or Mass Care Chapter/Territory Coordinator


Training:

* Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview (Required)

* Mass Care: An Overview (Required)

* Fundamental courses for all Mass Care activities strongly recommended

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

Children & Youth
Community
Disaster Relief
Children & Youth, Community, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2801 Liberty AvenuePittsburgh, PA 15222

(40.45675,-79.97478)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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