Office: Veterans History Project - Scribe- Long Beach

Office: Veterans History Project - Scribe- Long Beach

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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Red Cross Office T4: Long Beach

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 confidentialityn


  • Interact comfortably with those being interviewed
  • Ability 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

Time Commitment

4 hours per week/Negotiable

Development Opportunities

  • Volunteer Leadership
  • Ability to assist Veterans and their families to find closure

Length of Appointment



Red Cross management team and volunteer leaders;Library of Congress Staff; Veterans and their family members


  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • On the job training with volunteer supervisor
  • Library of Congress required training

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