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NYS American Red Cross AmeriCorps Member (Poughkeepsie, NY Area)

Actively Recruiting

Openings

2 currently recruiting

Service Dates

January 23, 2023 - December 22, 2023

Application Window

November 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Locations

  • Columbia County, NY
  • Dutchess County, NY
  • Greene County, NY
  • Orange County, NY
  • Putnam County, NY
  • Ulster County, NY
  • Poughkeepsie, NY

Contact Information

Michael Snyder
(518) 817-7783
Michael.Snyder@redcross.org

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Position Details

Disaster Cycle Services Associate

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Description

AmeriCorps members serving in the American Red Cross's New York State AmeriCorps will focus on providing disaster preparedness education and training to New York State communities through established ARC educational programs. The disaster preparedness educational programs we offer are designed to educate New York Citizens of all ages on how to effectively prepare for emergencies. AmeriCorps members serving in our program will also have the opportunity to respond to disasters within New York State communities. Finally, AmeriCorps members serving in our program will be given the opportunity to learn more about and become directly involved with various other core Disasters Cycle Services operations such as Disaster Response, Mass Care, Disaster Workforce Engagement, Logistics, Information / Planning, and Individual Disaster Care, and other disaster activities to ensure the American Red Cross is able to effectively respond to disasters.

This is a fantastic entry-level opportunity for those interested in working in the Disaster Relief / Emergency Management industries or an opportunity to try something new!

AmeriCorps members serving in the American Red Cross's New York State AmeriCorps will focus on providing disaster preparedness education and training to New York State communities through established ARC educational programs. The disaster preparedness educational programs we offer are designed to educate New York Citizens of all ages on how to effectively prepare for emergencies. AmeriCorps members serving in our program will also have the opportunity to respond to disasters within New York State communities. Finally, AmeriCorps members serving in our program will be given the opportunity to learn more about and become directly involved with various other core Disasters Cycle Services operations such as Disaster Response, Mass Care, Disaster Workforce Engagement, Logistics, Information / Planning, and Individual Disaster Care, and other disaster activities to ensure the American Red Cross is able to effectively respond to disasters.

This is a fantastic entry-level opportunity for those interested in working in the Disaster Relief / Emergency Management industries or an opportunity to try something new!
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Living Allowance

$1545 - $1545 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, College Credit, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

- Free Dental/Vision Coverage - Member Assistance Plan - Networking within the American Red Cross and the community. - Exposure to American Red Cross employment anywhere in the country - Participation in the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) - Federal Student Loan Forbearance and Interest Payments - Professional and interpersonal development opportunities

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Disaster

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Michael Snyder
(518) 817-7783
Michael.Snyder@redcross.org

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Position Details

Disaster Cycle Services Associate

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