AmeriCorps

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Working with the American Red Cross is a rewarding service commitment that makes a difference in people’s lives every day. AmeriCorps Members are an important part of the community outreach that is the core of the Red Cross mission. Serve alongside staff and volunteers as integrated members of Red Cross programs, learning and using professional business skills in diverse environments. Training and materials are provided for you to help your community learn to prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a US citizen or legal resident (Proof of citizenship required – birth certificate AND social security card required)
  • Have a High School diploma
  • Have a valid Driver’s License and maintain a clean driving record
  • Be available to complete 1700 hours within 12 months (average 35-37 hours per week)
  • BENEFITS

  • A minimum stipend of up to $12,530 for full-time service
  • Segal Education Award up to $5,850 (If 55+, transferable to child or grandchild)
  • Deferment of qualified federal student loans
  • FREE ACA Compliant Health care coverage
  • May qualify for child care assistance
  • MEMBERS WILL:

  • Present Community Preparedness Education topics such as fire, tornado and storm safety
  • Respond to local and national disasters via casework and on-site aid to those impacted by disasters
  • Recruit, train and mobilize volunteers
  • Provide outreach to veterans, members of the military and their families
  • Steps to Apply

    Visit https://my.americorps.gov/mp/login.do to register and apply before August 15th. Click on APPLY TO SERVE and follow the instructions (Note: This step is required.)

    Send inquiry letter and a copy of your resume to:

    • Email: lynne.wise@redcross.org
    • Fax: (614) 253-4081 - Attn: AmeriCorps
    • Mailing Address:

      American Red Cross: Ohio Buckeye Region
      Attn: AmeriCorps
      995 East Broad Street
      Columbus, OH 43205
    Please also complete the Red Cross application
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