The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
40 Courtand Streetvolunteers are needed in multiple locationsClayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Fulton CountiesAtlanta, GA30303
Help older adults increase awareness on how to prepare their homes, pets and themselves for all types of emergency situations via informal community presentations, answering specific questions and/or providing individual counseling.
Attend community events, make presentations and/or provide one-on-one counseling to interested parties regarding disaster preparedness
Travel to specified locations (senior centers, congregate residences or organization locations) to provide presentations and/or counseling
Handle general administrative tasks connected to counseling and/or presentations and reporting volunteer hours and outreach
Distribute appropriate information and brochures to clients and consumers