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AmeriCorps Red Cross South Florida Preparedness & Response
 
 
 
The AmeriCorps South Florida Preparedness & Response Team is a program within the Emergency Services Department of the American Red Cross South Florida Region. The AmeriCorps program is made up of unique and diverse individuals committed to addressing our community critical needs in disaster preparation, prevention, and response to emergencies. With the help of our AmeriCorps team and volunteers your local Red Cross is ensuring quality service delivery with relation to disaster preparation, prevention & response. Our AmeriCorps program runs from January 1 through December 31. Full time members receive a living allowance of up to $11,800 while they serve, in addition to limited healthcare and childcare benefits if eligible. Upon successful completion, members are also eligible for an education award of up to $5,350 from the National Corporation of Community Service. All applicants must be at least 18 years old, high school diploma or equivalent, college degree preferred, flexible schedule, and have a valid driver license. Applicants must be US citizens, US nationals, or legal permanent residents. The Red Cross values, promotes and manages diversity by providing programs that foster participation by persons with disabilities. Your Service Will Be... Members will conduct community and school based disaster preparedness presentations in the effort to increase disaster preparedness knowledge in diverse population. Members will respond to local disasters, as well as, possible national disasters, providing accurate emergency information and assistance to those affected. Members will conduct trainings for volunteers, and directly assist in the recruitment or management of new volunteers.
 
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Member Duties : Members will conduct community and school based disaster preparedness presentations in the effort to increase disaster preparedness knowledge in diverse population. Members will respond to local disasters, as well as, possible national disasters, providing accurate emergency information and assistance to those affected. Members will conduct trainings for volunteers, and directly assist in the recruitment or management of new volunteers.
 
Program Benefits :
Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Disaster Relief ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
AmeriCorps Red Cross South Florida Preparedness & Response

Program Start/End Date
01/01/2011  -   12/31/2011

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations FLORIDA   Miami/Ft. Lauderdale  

Accepting Applications
From  10/05/2010  To  04/30/2012 

Contact Jesika Davis
335 SW 27th Avenue
Miami   FL   33135
305- 248-3906
Jesika.Davis@redcross.org
southfloridaredcross.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 38665


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