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American Red Cross Together We Prepare - Lansing
The AmeriCorps Together We Prepare (TWP) program has been an AmeriCorps*State program since 2005. The AmeriCorps TWP program is partnered with the Michigan Region of the American Red Cross with a primary focus in disaster services. The program works to provide disaster preparedness education to community members as well as local and national disaster response when needed. The TWP program places members throughout the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, including Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, and Traverse City. All members in this program receive a bi-weekly living allowance and an education award upon successful completion. Eligible members receive basic health care coverage, student loan forbearance and accrued interest payment, and child care assistance.
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Member Duties : Member of Disaster Action Team (DAT), responding to local emergencies such as single family fires, participate in DAT responsibilities including giving on-call availability that will include some weekends and overnights (It is required for all members to notify any outside supervisors, i.e. professors and/or employers, that they have a commitment to AmeriCorps and may be required to respond on short notice) Provide availability to deploy for 2-3 weeks at a time for a National Disaster (It is required for all members to notify any outside supervisors, i.e. professors and/or employers that National Deployment comes with little notice and requires a 2-3 week commitment) Participate in community events Participate in all team meetings, trainings, and projects unless otherwise approved by site supervisor or program director Completes TWP Member Hour/Activity reports Submit time-sheets every other week Submit monthly reports
Program Benefits : Training ,  Dental & Vision Coverage ,  Health Coverage ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Disaster Relief . 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Disaster Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Non-Profit Management ,  First Aid ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking . 
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Program Type:
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American Red Cross Together We Prepare - Lansing

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2021  -   07/22/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations MICHIGAN   Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint  

Accepting Applications
From  05/24/2021  To  08/16/2021 

Contact Eilis Gambill
1800 E Grand River Ave
Lansing   MI   48912

Listing ID 6757