Red Cross Corps Positions Now Open

Red Cross Corps

Become a part of the Red Cross mission!  Apply today!

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Join Red Cross Corps! The American Red Cross Northwest Region is seeking two highly energized and passionate individuals to serve as full-time Red Cross Corps members in Seattle from September 17, 2018 – August 15, 2019.

Red Cross Corps (RCC) is a National AmeriCorps program with a goal of building capacity to deliver Preparedness Education across the country. Members will aim to reach 750 individuals and 250 youth with Preparedness Education; help train volunteers to help make Preparedness Education a sustainable community program.  Red Cross Corps members will also be trained to assist with local disasters and national disasters if needed.

Member Benefits:

  • Invaluable experience and extensive training from a nationally and internationally respected organization
  • $1,272.72/month living stipend (before taxes)
  • $5,920 AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion of service term
  • Eligibility for health insurance coverage
  • Student loan forbearance (on qualifying loans)
  • Subsidized childcare (if qualified)

 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Commit to serve full-time for 11 months (September 17, 2018 – August 15, 2019)
  • Serve minimum 40 hours a week and meet the 1700 minimum requirement for a full term of service
  • Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Pass required criminal background checks
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age by the start of the program, College graduate preferred
  • Have a valid Driver’s License & clean driving record, prefer if member has own reliable vehicle

For more information and application instructions, please contact nancy.watchie@redcross.org.

 

 

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