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Urgent Call to Action: 12 AmeriCorps Volunteers Needed by Sept 23
Help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies and disasters by working as an AmeriCorps member with the American Red Cross in Greater New York! The American Red Cross in Greater New York is looking to fill 12 positions that are part of its AmeriCorps State program.
AmeriCorps State members are full-time volunteers who serve for 11 months at the Greater NY Red Cross and focus their efforts on helping individuals and communities prepare for, prevent and respond to disaster situations. Through direct service activities, these individuals will seek to increase access to critical preparedness and lifesaving training, engage communities in volunteer activities and create a culture of preparedness in communities across New York. In addition gaining invaluable work experience while serving the community, members are given a living stipend, and are offered benefits such as basic health care and a child care supplement. Upon completion of their assignment, members are given a choice of a cash stipend or an education award.
To learn more about about these positions or apply call (917) 865-0686, shoot an email to: kalisht (at) nyredcross (dot) org and cunninghamje (at) nyredcross (dot) org; or click here. Once again: the deadline Sept 23, 2011!