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Disaster Recovery Team - Ross County

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Disaster Recovery Team - Ross County

Help Families Find Hope!


Join the Disaster Recovery Team as they support those who have experienced such events as a home fire, flood or other events that would make their home unlivable. Team Members do this by supporting the disaster recovery of individuals/families through the activities of casework, recovery planning, community/internal referrals and by listening to the clients needs. 


Responsibilities:

  • Conducting client interviews
  • Assess client qualifications for financial assistance
  • Document the assistance and services provided to the client
  • Assist with recovery planning, problem solving and advocacy
  • Learn about recovery activities and develop knowledge, skills, expertise in casework
  • Provide client with information and referrals to community partners


Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross
  • Be kind, caring, resourceful and knowledgeable
  • Demonstrate an interest in learning about community resource organizations
  • Ability to work well in stressful situations
  • Is team-oriented
  • Has basic computer skills
  • Willingness and ability to learn and use Red Cross technology and reporting platforms
  • Treat people equitably and works effectively with diverse populations
  • Is client focused
  • Had the ability to sit for 2-hour periods


Training is provided at no cost. Time commitment for this position can vary based on location and need. Volunteer supervisors/staff members will work with you to set a schedule that is mutually agreeable for both parties. 

 

Questions? Please contact Rebecca Dungee, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist at rebecca.dungee@redcross.org.

Help Families Find Hope!


Join the Disaster Recovery Team as they support those who have experienced such events as a home fire, flood or other events that would make their home unlivable. Team Members do this by supporting the disaster…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • International Volunteers Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

On-site

American Red Cross, Central & Southern Ohio Region

Chillicothe, OH 45601, USA

How to Apply

If interested you can apply by visiting, www.redcross.org/volunteer, scroll down the page, and clicking on the blue "Apply Now" words. Just follow the directions from there to complete the application and background check. Be sure to have a photo ID handy (driver's license, passport, visa, state issued ID), you will be asked to upload a picture of it for identification purposes. After your application and background check process, a member of our volunteer screening team will reach out to you via phone/text/email - please be sure to respond! 

If interested you can apply by visiting, www.redcross.org/volunteer, scroll down the page, and clicking on the blue "Apply Now" words. Just follow the directions from there to complete…

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