American Red Cross - Eastern Pennsylvania Region
Volunteers needed to Respond to local and national Disasters! Training provided.
Company: American Red Cross - Eastern Pennsylvania Region
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Location: 2221 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
Project Details
  • Responsibilities
  • Provide timely response to disasters and assist those affected
  • Interview and assist individuals and families with their disaster-caused immediate needs, such as the need for shelter and food.
  • Complete forms related to service and provide referrals to other agencies.
  • Assist in the operation of shelters/evacuation centers, provide mass feeding and distribute relief supplies, as assigned.
  • Communicate to Team Leader about availability and readiness on a regular basis
  • Time Commitment

    Varies. Choose your own availability.

  • Qualifications
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Flexibility to respond to disasters on short notice.
  • Be able to follow chapter guidance and current Red Cross disaster guidance.
  • Length of Appointment

    Once trained may remain active as long as required training is updated.

  • Development Opportunities
  • Be a valued member of a Red Cross service that alleviates human suffering
  • Enhance personal organizational and leadership skills
  • Make a positive impact on clients' lives
  • Receive training in Red Cross disaster response skills
  • Requirements
  • All training will be provided by the Red Cross. Minimum required training includes the General Volunteer Orientation, Disaster Services: An Overview and Disaster Action Team Fundamentals.
  • General requirements

    REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies
  • A willingness to help.
  • Category
    Disaster Relief
    Skills Area
    Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
    Safety & Disaster Education