Opportunity Details

Ready Red Cross Shelter Volunteers-Needed during Hurricane Season-Short Term!

American Red Cross-Metro NY North Chapter
Opportunity Categories:
Disaster Response
Time Commitment:
Evening, Daytime
What we are looking for:
Due to predictions for an active hurricane season and the complexities of COVID-19, the American Red Cross will need thousands of volunteers to help care for people when disasters strike. Ready Red Cross Shelter Volunteers are trained to answer the call when their communities need it most. Ready Red Cross Shelter Volunteers will help support emergency shelters (through November) by staffing different areas, including reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, and information collection, and performing other vital tasks. Both associate and supervisory opportunities are available.http://www.eventbrite.com/e/sheltering-volunteer-information-session-tickets-113693042952 Requirements: Must be willing to commit to 5 in-person shifts (8-12 hours) if a shelter is opened in the tri-state area (Greenwich, CT, Westchester, Rockland, NYC, and Long Island) Must have a valid driver's license  Must complete approx 2.5 hrs of training (all available online) Minimum of 18 years of age or older Please contact:  Recruitmentgny@redcross.org if you are interested in applying!   Join one of our virtual information sessions to learn more: 1.  August 4th from 6P-7P Please sign up at:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sheltering-volunteer-information-session-tickets-113692292708 2.  August 27th from 6P-7P Please sign up at:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/sheltering-volunteer-information-session-tickets-113693042952    
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