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Calling all history buffs! Restore accounts of American War Veterans as the Veterans History Project Volunteer!

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The Veterans History Project Volunteer preserves and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support the Red Cross mission  
  • Conduct and/or record interviews with veterans and others who supported the military during times of conflict  
  • Effectively organize interviews and supporting documents  
  • Prepare materials for submission to the Library of Congress  
  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality 

Time Commitment: 

  • 4 hours per week/Negotiable 

Training Requirements: 

• Orientation to the American Red Cross  

• On the job training with volunteer supervisor  

• Library of Congress required training 

 

Qualifications: 

• Interact comfortably with those being interviewed 

• Ability to show others how to conduct interviews with ease and respect for other experiences  

• Utilize good oral and interpersonal communications  

• Good organization skills  

• Willingness to learn skills involved with transferring recordings to electronic format which will be submitted to the Library of Congress 

The Veterans History Project Volunteer preserves and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. 

 

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Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site
San Luis Obispo, CA, USA

How to Apply

Find out more at www.redcross.org/volunteertoday or email jennifer.samaritan@redcross.org 

Ready to Make a Difference? Here's How to Get Started! 

  1. Go to redcross.org/volunteertoday to complete our online application. It takes less than 10 minutes! 
  2. A member of our team will get in touch. Taking the time for a personal conversation enables us to match you with a role that will be both meaningful and enjoyable. 
  3. We’ll provide all necessary training to ensure you can be successful in your volunteer role. 

Find out more at www.redcross.org/volunteertoday or email jennifer.samaritan@redcross.org 

Ready to Make a Difference? Here's How to Get Started! 

  1. Go to redcross.org/volunteertoday to…

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