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American Red Cross Safe Families AmeriCorps 2019-2020
 
 
 
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 full-time positons for the 2019-2020 service year. Full time positions are served as 1700 hours over the course of 11 months, or 38-20 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, youth, and CPR/First Aid programming (80% of service); 3) Provide emergency response/recovery services through office or field-based casework and distribution of emergency supplies to those impacted by disaster (20% of service); 4) Develop events to assist in providing health, safety and disaster education to underserved populations; 5) Build community partnerships (Establish and maintain relationships with local schools and community based organizations, developing capacity to provide Red Cross courses to meet needs as identified); 6) Volunteer management, training and recruitment; 7) Collaborate with other Corporation for National Service programs in the community; 8) Complete and maintain required records; 9) Participate in required training activities and regular AmeriCorps meetings: an initial intensive training orientation,quarterly trainings and other meetings throughout Illinois as needed
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
 
Service Areas :
Disaster Relief ,  Homeland Security ,  Children/Youth ,  Public Safety ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Public Health ,  Communications ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Disaster Services ,  Team Work ,  First Aid . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
American Red Cross Safe Families AmeriCorps 2019-2020

Program Start/End Date
10/21/2019  -   09/20/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  04/22/2019  To  11/15/2019 

Contact Michelle Bush
2200 W Harrison St
Chicago   IL   60612
312-485-7379
ILAmeriCorps@redcross.org
www.redcross.org/americorps
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 88530


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