American Red Cross of Omaha Council Bluffs Metro

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Jill Orton
Main Address:
2912 S 80th Ave.
Omaha, NE 68124
Volunteer Opportunity:

Disaster Shelter Service Associates (Disaster Deployment Opportunity)

Disaster Shelter Service Associates work in person in a Red Cross shelter this hurricane/wildfire season. Volunteers in this role complete tasks necessary for shelter operations and associates support the day-to-day activities which may include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information or other areas within a shelter.

Following worker safety procedures for working in a COVID environment
Embodying the fundamental principles of the American Red Cross in their work with clients, disaster responders and partners
Providing excellent client service and support the daily maintenance of the shelter operation at the direction of the assigned Shelter Supervisor
Using the Shift Tool during the disaster event to report availability and schedule shelter shifts
Completing the required virtual self-paced training (3 hours of training total)

Required Qualifications:
Minimum 18 years of age
Willing and able to volunteer in person in a COVID -19 disaster shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event
Availability to sign up for shifts on consecutive days (shifts may be 4, 8 or 12 hours long)
Willing to complete 3 hours of virtual self-paced training required for position
Ability to read, write, and follow verbal and written instructions in English


Open to

Size of Group: 


Skills Needed

No skills required


Next occurrence is
Sun, 10/25/2020  
Repeats every day from Sep 16th, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020.
Opportunity can occur at any time, day or night, within a selected date range.

Location Details

Work from Anywhere