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American Red Cross - NPRC - Philadelphia Region
Service Description: Coordinates a special project accomplishing NPRC goals and objectives. • Participates in NPRC member development activities. • Performs duties as requested by site staff related to the principal duties and responsibilities of the NPRC program. Specific Responsibilities Include • Provide age-appropriate and culturally aware community disaster education presentations in high-risk areas. • Respond on national, regional and local disaster relief operations. • Serve as members of a Disaster Action Team. • Recruit, train, mentor and engage volunteers. • Assist with response readiness, including shelter and vendor agreement management. • Conduct extensive community outreach campaigns and serve as key representatives at community events. • Develop community contacts, network with local agencies. Requirements • Willing to make an 11 month commitment and complete 1700 hours of service. • At least 18 years of age by start of program. • A U.S. Citizen, U.S. National or lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S. • Minimum, high school diploma or GED. College degree highly desired. • Current valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. • Previous successful experience working with diverse populations. • At least 1 year of volunteer or community service experience. • Excellent organizational skills. • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. • Excellent public speaking skills. • Ability to be deployed on national, regional and local disaster relief operations lasting 3 weeks. • Demonstrated professionalism, flexibility and initiative. • Team-oriented. • Bilingual Spanish a plus. Program Benefits • $14,000 living stipend for 11 months of service. • Upon successful completion, eligible for a $5,550 education award. • Health insurance provided. Childcare available if eligible. NOTE: Recruitment is conducted without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, gender, religion or political affiliation.
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Member Duties : Position Summary Serving alongside paid and volunteer staff, provide direct service to clients of the American Red Cross through the accomplishment of National Preparedness & Response Corps goals and objectives. Members will complete projects that enhance organizational service delivery, expand community resources while developing their professional skill base throughout the Southeastern Pennsylvania region, including the counties of Philadelphia, Delaware, Bucks, Montgomery and Chester.
Program Benefits :
Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Stipend . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Disaster Relief ,  Education . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Counseling ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Disaster Services ,  Public Health ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership . 
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American Red Cross - NPRC - Philadelphia Region

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2013  -   07/03/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  35

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  


Accepting Applications
From  05/02/2013  To  07/25/2013 

Contact Katie Parsell
2221 Chestnut St
Philadelphia   PA   19103

Listing ID 46722