Skip Navigation and Go Directly to Page ContentCNCS Website Home Page AmeriCorps AmeriCorps

FONT SIZE:  Default  |  Large


American Red Cross Florida Team
AmeriCorps members in these full and P/T positions in Central and South FL will provide disaster preparedness, response and recovery including community outreach and disaster casework. Direct and follow-up casework to active duty military, their families and veterans will be provided. Members will become Leaders in Citizens CPR and participate in multi-sector whole community health and disaster education activities. Program seeks to utilize and develop skills of youth, seniors, veterans and the diverse populations in the following FL cities and surrounding areas: Ft. Myers, Naples, Orlando, Winter Haven, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Lecanto, Daytona Beach, Rockledge, Miami-Dade, and Ft. Lauderdale. A) Service to Armed Forces Outreach will mentor and assist veterans, active service members and their families with financial, education and employment resources. Surveys will measure client satisfaction. B) Disaster Outreach includes educating communities and at-risk populations on how to prepare, prevent and respond to emergencies. Disaster response and recovery includes emergency response, disaster casework and community mitigation activities. Incoming members will be mentored and trained in the complete disaster cycle. Surveys will measure community and client satisfaction. C) Health & Safety Outreach: members will deliver Red Cross safety, drowning and injury prevention programs to at-risk youth, seniors and other vulnerable residents and comunities. D) Diveristy Outreach: members will recruit and train new bilingual volunteers to assist communities during emergencies and disasters. E) Volunteer Outreach: members will assist in training and mentoring existing and new volunteers in various roles related to disaster preparedness, response and recovery, and military casework. F) On-line and classroom training as well as mentoring will be provided to Members allowing them to perform the above services.
Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Please note:
This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Members will participate in community outreach, providing community disaster, health and safety education to the whole community and at-risk populations. Direct service to disaster survivors, support to active duty military members, their families and veterans and Disaster and follow-up military casework will be provided by Members. Members will become Leaders in Citizens CPR and participate in multi-sector whole community health and disaster education activities. Members will participate in classroom and on-line training as well as be mentored to provide the above services. Community Service days and satisfaction surveys are part of the Member experience.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Training . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Disaster Relief ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications . 
Refine Search
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

American Red Cross Florida Team

Program Start/End Date
01/26/2015  -   11/26/2015

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations FLORIDA   Miami/Ft. Lauderdale  


Accepting Applications
From  10/10/2014  To  03/22/2015 

Contact Karen Hagan
5 N Bumby Ave
Orlando   FL   32803

Listing ID 38865