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

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

November 15, 2021 - October 14, 2022

Application Window

September 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Location

  • Syracuse, NY

Contact Information

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

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Position Details

Disaster Cycle Services Program/Preparedness Associate

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Description

AmeriCorps members in the assigned Region and Chapter will be focused on providing disaster preparedness training and education to individuals and groups throughout the community through New York State's Citizen Preparedness Corps, the American Red Cross' Pillowcase Project and Prepare with Pedro, Home Fire Campaign, and Be Red Cross Ready initiatives. In addition, AmeriCorps members serving in our program will also work on increasing volunteer capacity throughout the assigned Region by recruiting, training and engaging community volunteers through their service work. 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 Red Cross is able to effectively respond to disasters.

AmeriCorps members in the assigned Region and Chapter will be focused on providing disaster preparedness training and education to individuals and groups throughout the community through New York State's Citizen Preparedness Corps, the American Red Cross' Pillowcase Project and Prepare with Pedro, Home Fire Campaign, and Be Red Cross Ready initiatives. In addition, AmeriCorps members serving in our program will also work on increasing volunteer capacity throughout the assigned Region by recruiting, training and engaging community volunteers through their service work. 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 Red Cross is able to effectively respond to disasters. Read More

Living Allowance

$1292 - $1292 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

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 Program/Preparedness Associate

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