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Flint Together We Prepare

Our missionThe American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​
Our boardAs a Together We Prepare AmeriCorps member, the American Red Cross provides all training required to complete assigned duties in a combination of web-based and instructor-led trainings. This includes a two-year CPR/First/AED certification. Further training in disaster preparedness and response that pertain to each member's interests are available at no cost to the member.
PositionThe mission of the AmeriCorps, Together We Prepare (TWP) Program is to provide vital emergency assistance to victims and communities affected by disaster and to increase preparedness in the area of greatest need before disaster strike by recruiting and supporting volunteers in Red Cross direct service activities, integrated community outreach, and education.Under the direction of the Disaster Program Manager (DPM), the Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) Associate is responsible for the successful development, coordination, and overall growth of the Disaster Preparedness Education Services program within their defined service site chapter. The DCS Associate will assist in all phases of the disaster cycle: Preparedness, Response, and Recovery. Members will also participate in activities related to volunteer recruitment and management, professional development training, networking opportunities, and community engagement activities.This listing is specifically for the Flint Office of the American Red Cross.
Desired skills
*required
There are no specific desired or required skills
WhenCredential or Certification
WhereHigh School Graduate
Commitment1-3 hours/month hours/month
Donation
RequirementsCar recommended Permits attendance at school during off hours Uniforms provided and required Subject to criminal background check
On-boardingFlint, MI
Additional InfoChildcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training