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Canadian Red Cross London Branch

Canadian Red Cross London Branch

Our network is vast but our approach is simple. All Red Cross programs and activities are guided by the fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. These principles allow us to provide help immediately to whoever needs it, wherever they are, whatever their race, political beliefs, religion, social status or culture.

Keywords: Health and Medicine , Health , Emergency and Safety



Canadian Red Cross London Branch
810 Commissioners Rd. East, London, ON N6C2V5

Canadian Red Cross London Branch url http://www.redcross.ca/

Canadian Red Cross London Branch Phone Number 519-681-7330 ext 6811227

Canadian Red Cross London Branch Email address erin.gawley@redcross.ca



Volunteer Information for Canadian Red Cross London Branch

What services does your organization provide?
Within Canada we focus on emergency response, first aid and water safety training, community health, family reunification, and other services in communities across the country.


Do you have any age requirements?
18


Do you require language proficiency other than in English?
Not a requirement, but considered an asset


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
A two year commitment
9 shifts per month (shifts are 8 hour on call)
Deployments for 2 or 3 weeks (if interested)


Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
Valid drivers licence and access to a vehicle


Are there any specific skills and experience required?
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Works well in a challenging and sometimes stressful environment in less than ideal conditions
Ability to empathize with people affected by a disaster
Clear police record check


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?
We are currently looking for Disaster Management volunteers. As a Disaster Management volunteer you will respond to disasters by providing emergency social services ( including emergency feeding, clothing, lodging, personal services and family reunification). Demonstrate a commitment to the Red Cross and its fundamental principles.


Do you provide training for volunteers?
Emergency first Aid
Introduction to Disaster Management
Level 1 - Providing Relief Assistance to Clients


How will a person benefit from volunteering with Canadian Red Cross London Branch?
To belong to a credible worldwide humanitarian organization
To serve the local community
Work to improve the lives of vulnerable people
Gain valuable hands-on skills and experience in the disaster & emergency management field
Networking and career development opportunities


Do you accept high school students?
No




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