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Opportunity Details

Disaster & Emergency Services
Low-Income Communities, People with Health-Based Concerns
Administrative Support & Clerical,Disaster Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Disaster Workforce Engagement Volunteers

American Red Cross Metro New York North Chapter is seeking volunteers to support its Disaster Workforce Engagement Team program. This is a remote opportunity that can be completed from home.

Volunteer responsibilities:

  • Participate in meetings and projects to support annual goals, regional disaster objectives, and volunteer engagement plans
  • Projects and participation will be assigned according to areas of interest, including onboarding/placement, deployment, training, recognition and appreciation, leadership development, volunteer management and engagement
  • Projects may include conducting volunteer interviews, updating profiles in American Red Cross's system, recognition, analyzing reports/data, and scheduling volunteers
Time commitment:
  • Volunteers should be prepared to spend anywhere from 4 to 8 hours when disasters strike
  • Flexible shifts available during training period; volunteers must have weekday/daytime availability
Qualifications:
  • Follow and implement requests 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 to diversity inclusiveness in interactions
Training (provided):​
  • Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview
  • Volunteer Connection Training Courses
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Volunteers needed through 5/31/2021

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