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American Red Cross - Service to Armed Forces - Spokane, WA
 
 
 
The Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces program strives to provide emergency notifications, family follow-up, deployment and reintegration support and veteran outreach within every community. Members will further the Red Cross SAF Mission of providing humanitarian support to service members, veterans and their families around the clock, around the globe, under a trusted symbol, by continuing to reach out and support our military family in meaningful ways, appropriate to the military population in each respective area. Our proposed AmeriCorps project builds on our existing programs and we would ask incoming members to continue to strengthen and sustain existing SAF programs in support of military members, veterans and their families, and also continue to build community partnerships throughout the region, creating a network of support resources for the armed services. Red Cross SAF programs include providing emergency notifications and family follow-up, offering Pysch First Aid: Coping with Deployments classes, Reconnection reintegration workshops, and military family networking events. WSC members will support veterans through the Visiting Vets program and other direct outreach at Veterans Homes and VSO's, and continue to offer the Veterans Legacy Project to veterans throughout the region. Recruiting, engaging, and communication and sustaining SAF volunteers will be an improtant part of this position, and members will also be asked to support Yellow Ribbon events, and partner with active, Guard and Reserve commands in support of their events and services. Other seasonal events throughout the year include but are not limited to, Make a Difference Day projects, Armed Forces Day events, and Holiday Mail for Heroes.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : WSC members will support veterans through the Visiting Vets program and other direct outreach at Veterans Homes and VSO's, and offer the Veterans Legacy Project to veterans throughout the region. Members will assist with Red Cross Emergency Communications and manage family follow-up. Assist with volunteer recruitment, intake, interviews, scheduling, and appreciation. Send updates, list upcoming events, post pictures and stories, and manage volunteer hours, Identify and develop volunteers to take lead positions.Schedule, advertise and coordinate Red Cross deployment and reintegration support classes within the community, Build and maintain relationships with military commanders, family assistance coordinators, and veteran organizations,. Plan, schedule, advertise and host Holiday Mail for Heroes events: card making, card sorting, and card delivery. Identify, plan, advertise and carry-out a meaningful Make a Difference Day project in October, engaging volunteer and community support.
 
Program Benefits :
Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Elder Care . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Veterans ,  Public Health . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
American Red Cross - Service to Armed Forces - Spokane, WA

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2014  -   07/15/2015

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  05/28/2014  To  08/15/2014 

Contact Dawn Holman
315 W Nora Ave
Spokane   WA   99205
509-326-3330
wscip@esd.wa.gov
www.redcross.org/ewa
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 51154


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