With the growing threat of more severe and frequent storms, more people rely on the Red Cross for a warm, safe and dry place to shelter during storms when the power goes out or homes are damaged. Our need for compassionate volunteers has never been greater. Apply today:
The role of Sheltering Service Associate is to serve as a member of a temporary work unit on a disaster relief operation to successfully complete their assigned areas of responsibility on a disaster relief operation. They ensure safe sheltering at a single shelter throughout the cycle of the disaster.
This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) department. Most of the 60,000 emergencies that the Red Cross responds to each year are local, personal disasters like home fires. Disaster Action Teams (DAT) provide emotional support, financial assistance, and information to help families begin the process of recovery. The Disaster Action Team (DAT) Member supports capacity building activities necessary to ensure effective service delivery during a DAT response.
This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department. The Role of the Disaster Event-Based Volunteer Service Associate is to support the recruitment, intake, scheduling, and placement of Disaster Event-Based Volunteers (D-EBVs), non-disaster local community volunteers, and new organizations.
Thank you for supporting your friends and neighbors on the Cape!