We are looking for a self-motivated and passionate individual to join the California AmeriCorps Disaster Team, through the American Red Cross. Members will serve in a full-time capacity (approximately 40 hours per week) to meet the requirement of 1,700 service hours throughout the 10.5-month term.

The San Diego Region AmeriCorps members are involved with supporting the Disaster Cycle Service (DCS) department, which focuses on preparing members of the community through the delivery of preparedness trainings, building the Red Cross’ capacity by recruiting new volunteers, supervising volunteer teams, and responding to local emergencies. Responsibilities will include weekend and evening commitments. In addition, members of the Disaster Team may be required to deploy for two-week periods to assist with disasters within the State of California.

TO APPLY: http://bit.ly/cadtsandiego

Desired Skill Sets:

  • Comfortable with public speaking and working with large groups
  • Independent, self-motivated, creative, and resourceful
  • Flexible and adaptable to shifting priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours

  • Must be available to serve full-time from 09/2018 to 07/2019
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Hold a High School Diploma or GED
  • Be a U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • DESIRED: Bilingual in Spanish

  • Bi-weekly stipend of $652.17 (before taxes), health and dental coverage, and childcare assistance to those that qualify
  • Upon successful completion of the program, members will receive an Education Award of $5,920 to use towards qualified student loans or future tuition
  • Student loan forbearance during the period of service

TO APPLY: http://bit.ly/cadtsandiego


This opportunity started on Sept. 10, 2018, 3 a.m. and ended on July 26, 2019, 3 a.m. EDT and happens once. All events occur at an action's local time based on the latest information provided to us. The time listed here has been automatically converted to your device's timezone.


  3950 Calle Fortunada, San Diego, California, 92123, USA

Skills & Requirements
Teaching & Education
Spanish Language
Administrative & Office
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Orientation or Training
Age 18+

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