Virtually Deliver Hope: Join our Recovery Casework Team & help families after disasters

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross Central California Region

Virtual volunteer

PURPOSE
Support the disaster recovery of individuals, families, and communities by providing recovery planning to those affected following a disaster, such as a home fire or natural disaster.

TIME COMMITMENT
Flexible hours, work from home, or your local Red Cross Office. *Caseworkers are tasked with contacting a client within 48 hours of receiving client name and information to begin recovery process.

TRAINING

All training provided! Online courses to get started with virtual and in-person on-going trainings to continue your work helping people after disasters strike.

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About American Red Cross Central California Region

Location:

1300 W. Shaw Ave., Ste. 4B, Fresno, CA 93711, 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.

Description

Types of volunteer opportunities may include:

Boots on the Ground -- Your role could be to respond to home fires and other emergencies in your community, conduct in-home smoke alarm installations, or working in a wildfire shelter providing safe accommodations.

Instructor/Presenter positions to deliver education programs focused on preparedness, disasters and how to "Be Red Cross Ready" to adults and youth.

Working behind the Scenes positions include Keep the Red Cross Running -- Your role could be administrative/office support, scheduling shifts for your fellow volunteers, or logistics management to ensure disaster relief operations have the necessary supplies and equipment.

Lead the Way -- "Leadership" volunteers guide our efforts, inspire our volunteers and hold us accountable to the highest standards. Your role could be to lead a small team of fellow volunteers, act as an advisor to a Red Cross Club for youth, or support local Red Cross services by joining an advisory board or the Board of Directors.

Tell the Red Cross Story -- Communications & Outreach volunteers educate the public about Red Cross services and stories in your community. By getting our message out, you'll educate people in need about how we can help, while attracting volunteers and donors to the mission.

You can make a difference today at by becoming a volunteer at redcross.org/volunteer

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2707 State StreetSanta Barbara, CA 93105

(34.4375,-119.72421)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Bilingual
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, typically 10 hours per month
  • Commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross. Be a kind, caring, resourceful, and knowledgeable volunteer.

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