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Assist Military Families as a Red Cross Education and Outreach volunteer American Red Cross – Erie, PA

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American Red Cross Greater PA Region


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Published 15 days ago

Recurring
A few hours per month

Inform and educate Red Cross partners, military members and their families by conducting briefings at a variety of

community venues.

Purpose:

Responsibilities: Support the Red Cross mission

Deliver information about Red Cross programs and services

answer questions in pblic forums (deployment briefings; family Readiness meetings; Welcome

briefings) and in "face-to-face" format such as community and deployment fairs, with audience size

varying from small to very large numbrs

Provide appropriate referrals

Maintain professionalism and conduct as stated in Red Cross policy

Time Commitment: Flexible; hours vary weekly

Qualifications: Willing and able to support the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) mission and have an

awareness of and appreciation for military culture, military families, and veterans' issues

Ability to communicate effectively in a public setting; enjoys public speaking

Comfortable presenting to large and small audiences

Ability to interact effectively with culturally diverse audiences

Computer skills and working knowledge of Power Point preferred

Flexible and able to adapt quickly to schedule changes

Knowledge of Red Cross policy

Knowledge of military and community resources

Length of Apptmt: Negotiable, as long as mutually desired

Development Opp: Raise awareness to the military community about the services offered by their local American Red

Cross

Attend relevant workshops

SAF Preparedness Program Lead

Training: Orientation to the American Red cross

SAF Military 101

SAF overview

Introductiion to SAF Casework (recommended)

Public speaking -such as Toast Master (optional)

On the job training

Inform and educate Red Cross partners, military members and their families by conducting briefings at a variety of

community venues.

Purpose:

Responsibilities: Support the Red Cross mission

Deliver information about Red Cross programs…

Details at a glance

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Location

Erie, PA

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