Disaster Responder - Yadkin County

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: American Red Cross

Address: The Community of Yadkin County,
Yadkinville, NC 27055

Contact: kasey.marshall@redcross.org
Kasey Marshall, 3366464047
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Start training to respond during hurricane season and other large disasters! Disaster Responder Volunteers are apart of a trained team to assist with sheltering, feeding, and distribution of emergency supplies after major disasters like multi-family fires and hurricanes. Be trained and ready when the time comes!

Disaster Responders:
- Serve as a shelter worker on a disaster relief operation. Roles may include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information, or other areas within a shelter.
- Meeting disaster-caused sheltering needs of individuals, families, and communities.
- Providing services with kindness and compassion that are accessible and equitable to all clients.
- Maintaining clear communication and collaboration with supervisor and peers.ユ Ensuring accuracy in all assigned tasks.
- Providing accurate reporting of sheltering activity as assigned.

This is a great entry level opportunity to get involved with Disaster Response. Additional activities and training are available to get involved in areas like Disaster Mental Health Services, Disaster Health Services, Logistics (Distribution of Emergency Supplies), Reunification, and Community Recovery.

Opportunities for deployment are also available. During COVID-19, volunteers can start training virtually.

Skill Desired: Project Management, Medical/Health

Matching Interests: Relevant Experience Appreciated, Geared for 50+ volunteers, Handicap accessible, Seniors, Emergency & Safety, Disaster Relief, Community

This volunteer listing is provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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