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American Red Cross Together We Prepare - Flint
 
 
 
The mission of the AmeriCorps Together We Prepare (TWP) Program is to provide vital emergency assistance to victims and communities affected by disaster and to increase preparedness in the areas of greatest need before disasters strike by recruiting and supporting volunteers in Red Cross direct service activities, integrated community outreach and education. Goals of all AmeriCorps Together We Prepare members: 1. Act as part of a team to complete Together We Prepare goals and objectives • Be a part of the Preparedness Education team • Member of Disaster Action Team (DAT), responding to local emergencies such as single family fires, Members will be asked to 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) • Participating in community events that the American Red Cross is involved in • Participate in all team meetings, relevant trainings (American Red Cross and others,) and projects unless otherwise approved by site supervisor or program director 2. Completes TWP Member Hour/Activity reports • Members will submit timesheets every other week • Members will submit monthly reports on the last day of each month starting on Monthly reports will include, at a minimum, progress on number of PE presentations, number of DAT call responses, and number of volunteers recruited.
 
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Member Duties : Act as part of a team to complete Together We Prepare goals and objectives: Be a part of or lead the Preparedness Education team Member of Disaster Action Team (DAT), responding to local emergencies such as single family fires, Members will be asked to participate in DAT responsibilities including giving on-call availability that will include some weekends and overnights •Provide availability to deploy for 2-3 weeks at a time if there is a National Disaster • Participating in community events that the American Red Cross is involved in • Participate in all team meetings, relevant trainings (American Red Cross and others,) and projects unless otherwise approved by site supervisor or program director • Assist clients after local disasters with casework. • Recruit, train and manage volunteers and Completes TWP Member Hour/Activity reports
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Dental & Vision Coverage ,  Stipend . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Disaster Relief . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  First Aid ,  Disaster Services ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
American Red Cross Together We Prepare - Flint

Program Start/End Date
10/16/2017  -   09/05/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations MICHIGAN   Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint  

Accepting Applications
From  09/01/2017  To  10/10/2017 

Contact Julio Montemayor
1401 S Grand Traverse St
Flint   MI   48503
517-388-5051
julio.montemayor@redcross.org
www.redcross.org/mi/flint
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 41851


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