American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region
Help in short term, emergency shelters when people are displaced by disasters
Company: American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region
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Location: 6914 W. Expressway 83, Harlingen, TX, 78552
Project Details

The role of you - the Sheltering Service Associate - is to serve as a member of a temporary work unit on a disaster relief operation to successfully complete their assigned areas of responsibility on a disaster relief operation. They ensure safe sheltering at a single shelter throughout the cycle of the disaster.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a shelter worker on a disaster relief operation. Roles may include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information, or other areas within a shelter.
  • Meeting disaster-caused sheltering needs of individuals, families, and communities.
  • Providing services with kindness and compassion that are accessible and equitable to all clients.
  • Maintaining clear communication and collaboration with supervisor and peers.
  • Ensuring accuracy in all assigned tasks.
  • Providing accurate reporting of sheltering activity as assigned.
  • Groups are welcome to train together and form a shelter team.For more information, please email

    General requirements


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies. When shelter do open shifts are 8-12 hours long.
  • Category
    Disaster Relief
    Skills Area
    Disaster Response