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American Red Cross Safe Families AmeriCorps - Part Time
 
 
 
Do you love teaching? Do you enjoy making sure others are more prepared for the unexpected? Do you want to help others recover when disaster strikes their homes? Then Safe Families is the AmeriCorps program for you! Safe Families AmeriCorps members will serve to organize community members across Illinois in making their cities, schools, organizations and households more resilient to emergencies. The member’s primary responsibility will be to teach, coordinate and lead emergency preparedness, planning and recovery activities in their assigned territories in support of the American Red Cross. This opportunity is open to all across the state of IL. Service Locations May Include: Chicago, Romeoville, Springfield, Peoria, Rockford, Quincy, Moline, Champaign and Bloomington. The American Red Cross is currently looking to fill part-time positions of one type at this time: 900 service hours over the course of 5.5 months, or 38-40 hours per week
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : 1) Identify emergency-related community needs 2) Instruct disaster preparedness, health, safety and youth programming 3) Develop events to assist in providing health, safety and disaster education to underserved populations. 4) Build community partnerships (Establish and maintain relationships with local schools, local school councils and community based organizations, developing capacity to provide Red Cross health, safety and disaster courses to meet needs as identified) 5) Volunteer management, training and recruitment 6) Collaborate with other Corporation for National Service programs in the community, including AmeriCorps*VISTA, and National Senior Service Corps. 7) Complete and maintain required records 8) Participate in required training activities and regular AmeriCorps meetings: an initial intensive training orientation, three quarterly training and other meetings throughout Illinois as needed. 9) Complete two self-directed community-based projects
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Homeland Security ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Disaster Relief ,  Children/Youth ,  Veterans . 
 
Skills :
Public Health ,  Writing/Editing ,  Youth Development ,  Disaster Services ,  Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  First Aid ,  Education ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Veterans ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
American Red Cross Safe Families AmeriCorps - Part Time

Program Start/End Date
05/06/2019  -   10/18/2019

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2018  To  05/31/2019 

Contact Michelle Bush
2200 W Harrison St
Chicago   IL   60612
3124857379
michelle.bush@redcross.org
www.chicagoredcross.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 84795


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