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Disaster Recovery Casework Team Member

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Provide Follow up and Recovery Planning Services, including referrals, for individuals and households following regional events - primarily home fires. 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct follow-up for clients within 72 hours of case being opened by Disaster Action Team or Caseworker. 
  • May also conduct Intake and provide Financial Assistance to qualified clients if case was not opened by DAT 
  • Conduct Follow-up and Recovery Planning Services 
  • Provide Internal Referrals and External Referrals. 
  • Assist with problem-solving and advocacy upon request 
  • Use RC Care to document services according to the Client Care Program Standards and Procedures and RC Care Job Tools. 
  • Services may be provided in person or virtually. 
  • Work with community recovery partners to plan for community recovery needs and long-term recovery activities. 

Qualifications: 

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Able to treat clients with care, comfort and concern. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in stressful situations and in a team-oriented setting. 
  • Demonstrated interest in learning about community resource organizations. 
  • Treats people equitably and works effectively with diverse populations 
  • Comfortable with and access to technology 

Volunteers applying for in-person position assignments must be fully vaccinated. Instructions to provide information and supporting documentation of vaccination will be provided once you submit your application. 

To get started as a Red Cross volunteer, please visit: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=4400&h=193&p=592563

Provide Follow up and Recovery Planning Services, including referrals, for individuals and households following regional events - primarily home fires. 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct follow-up for clients within 72 hours of case being…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Allentown, PA
Associated Location
Allentown, PA, USA

How to Apply

To get started as a Red Cross volunteer, please visit: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=4400&h=193&p=592563

To get started as a Red Cross volunteer, please visit: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=4400&h=193&p=592563

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