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Shelter Service Associate - American Red Cross

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American Red Cross Alabama Mississippi Region


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Published 4 months ago

Recurring
A few hours per month

The Shelter Service Associate is a temporary position assigned to work in person in a Red Cross shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event. Shelter Service Associates complete tasks necessary for shelter operations and provide assistance for disaster clients. Shelter Service Associates support the day-to-day activities within a shelter which may include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information, or other areas within a shelter.

Responsibilities:

· Following worker safety procedures for working in a COVID environment

· Embodying the fundamental principles of the American Red Cross in their work with clients, disaster responders and partners

· Providing excellent client service and support the daily maintenance of the shelter operation at the direction of the assigned Shelter Supervisor

· Using the Shift Tool during the disaster event to report availability and schedule shelter shifts

Qualifications:

· Speak clearly on phone and in person.

· Work for long periods on computer and/or reading small print and/or writing.

· Drive in daytime and at night

· 18 years of age or older

· Willing and able to volunteer in person in a COVID -19 disaster shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event

· Availability to sign up for shifts on consecutive days (shifts may be 4, 8 or 12 hours long)

· Willing to complete 3 hours of virtual self-paced training

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the American Red Cross!

The Shelter Service Associate is a temporary position assigned to work in person in a Red Cross shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event. Shelter Service Associates complete tasks necessary for shelter operations and provide…

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  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided

Location

Dale County, AL

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