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California Safe Corps - Silicon Valley
The California Safe Corps program is an AmeriCorps service opportunity sponsored by the American Red Cross. Our mission is to provide vital emergency assistance to communities affected by disaster and increase preparedness in the areas of greatest need before disasters strike by educating underserved, vulnerable, and special needs communities, and by recruiting, training, and supporting volunteers in disaster services activities. California Safe Corps members serve in a fulltime capacity for 10.5 months at one of our American Red Cross Chapter operating sites. There are 8 CSC sites in the following areas within California: Humboldt, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Gabriel/Pomona, Santa Monica, Silicon Valley, or Ventura. Safe Corps members receive a bi-weekly living allowance ($14,000/term), health and dental insurance, and a $4,725 Education Award upon successful completion of the program. Childcare assistance is also available to those who qualify. The California Safe Corps program is a partnership between the American Red Cross and the California Conservation Corps. For additional information about any of our operating sites, please contact us. Positions will remain open until filled. APPLY NOW!!!
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : It is the goal of the California Safe Corps to anticipate the threat of natural and human-made disasters by developing and supporting meaningful ways for national service members and local volunteers to assist their communities before, during, and after times of disaster. California Safe Corps members provide their local communities with disaster knowledge, preparedness information, and health and safety training. You will be trained to teach a variety of classes to the public, recruit and mentor American Red Cross adult and youth volunteers, and have the opportunity to respond to local and national disasters.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Member Development ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homeland Security ,  Education ,  Disaster Relief ,  Public Safety ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  First Aid . 
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Program Type:
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California Safe Corps - Silicon Valley

Program Start/End Date
09/24/2012  -   08/02/2013

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA  

Accepting Applications
From  06/27/2012  To  07/05/2013 

Contact Staff Development
American Red Cross of Silicon Valley
San Jose   CA   95134

Listing ID 6632