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COVID-19 Volunteer Opportunities
In an effort to keep our community safe, volunteer oversees or personally performs outpatient pharmacy functions for the full range of pharmaceuticals provided in the medical treatment facility (MTF) to include controlled, investigative, highly potent, and other drugs requiring special handling. Must have and provide necessary pharmaceutical accreditation and licensure.
Dedicated volunteer will answer phones; direct clients to designated areas in Soldier Family and Transition Assistance Center, Bldg. 4973. Provide information to clients about services at Army Community Service (ACS), Fort Stewart and surrounding areas; organize office; assist with office inventory. The use of a vehicle is not required to perform these duties and is specifically prohibited. Volunteers will be provided with all necessary training and guidance by requesting agency. Volunteer orientation will be provided by the Army Community Service Volunteer Coordinators. 1100-1400 Wednesday - Friday (excluding Federal Holidays), A great way of supporting our military community during a time of need.
- Ensure military families' needs are met when faced with an emergency.
- Support the Red Cross mission.
- Maintain strict confidentiality of all case notes, names and other personal information in accordance with Red Cross policies.
- Understand and apply Service to Armed Forces(SAF) policies, procedures and protocols related to Red Cross client services consistently and correctly.
- Support the follow up process to include making follow-up calls to military members and/or families to determine if their needs are met, provide other follow-up actions as needed for complete and timely client services.
- Acquire a working knowledge of local, state and federal resources aiding military members, families and veterans.
- Maintain professionalism and conduct assisted in Red Cross policy.
- Successful American Red Cross back ground check.
- Complete required national training and locally developed orientation.
- Able to support Red Cross SAF mission; have an awareness of and appreciation for military culture, military families, and veterans' issues.
- Demonstrated ability to treat people with respect under all circumstances and instill trust in others while upholding the values and principles of the American Red Cross.
- Ability to apply active listening skills and employ reasoning and questioning strategies to capture, analyze, and interpret information from clients, staff, and management.
- Good computer skills to include use of Internet search tools; Intranet; and Microsoft Office Suite, to include Outlook, word-processing, database and/or spreadsheet applications.
- Effective interviewing skills, a sound knowledge of telephone and in-person etiquette, pleasant and friendly manners respectful of human dignity.
- Ability to work with or without supervision.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Good customer service skills and the ability to work well with others.
- Willingness to gain knowledge of community resources.
- Able to work with culturally diverse populations.
- Provide excellent customer service to enhance the blood donor experience, executing donor temperature screening on potential donors prior to their entry into the blood drive. This position serves as gatekeeper by providing additional screening the American Red Cross has implemented in the interest of the safety of the blood supply, recipients, other donors, staff, volunteers and general public health regarding COVID-2019 outbreaks.
- This position and Temp-taking screening station is part of additional screening the American Red Cross has implemented in the interest of the safety of the blood supply, recipients, other donors, staff, volunteers and general public health regarding COVID-2019 outbreaks.
- Greet donors and model excellent customer service behaviors. Manage donor flow attempt taking station to ensure only donors passing temp screen are permitted access.
- Explain purpose of the temperature screen todonors and ensure they understand the reason for deferral if applicable. Direct donor to next step of donation oroptions for future donations if deferred.
Blood Donor Screeners will use the following supplies:
- Thermometer and probe covers, if applicable
- Trash basket
- Hand sanitizer
- Sani-cloths or Cavi-cide
- Wear gloves at all times and change them between each donor.
- Use a new probe cover on an electronic thermometer or a new disposable thermometer for each donor.
- Will not repeat temperatures for any reason.
- Will insert the thermometer into the donor's mouth, hold the probe, read the temperature and discard the probe cover or the disposable thermometer.
- Check to see if the donor's temperature is acceptable.
- Advise the donor if above 99.5 degrees F to defer from donating on current day.
- Will clean the electronic thermometer, probe and probe wiring between each person with Sani-cloth or Cavi-cide.
- Must be 18 years of age or older, no exceptions.
- Ability to display the utmost professionalism and communication skills using diplomacy and tact.
- Extremely comfortable working with people from diverse communities and backgrounds.
- Ability to understand technology needed for position.
- Comfortable taking temperatures and explaining processes.
Six months to a year, this is a requirement and volunteer should be able to stay the duration if not longer as long as the service is met.
Daily duties include but not limited to:
- Must be able to work in all weather conditions (Hot and Humid/Cold and Rainy).
- Checking in after-hours customers and collecting fees.
- Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
- Equipment Issue
- Have good problem solving skills.
Additional duties to be explained once accepted.
The use of a vehicle is not required to perform these duties and is specifically prohibited.
Credential or License Required
Involves working with children or youth on a regular basis. Volunteers working with children or youth on a regular basis must have a completed background check (Installation Records Check IRC and CID check; local nationals must also have a local government check).
To be conducted by LCAC personnel, Director and or Lead upon acceptance into the position.
Daily at least 4 hours to include some on the weekends if needed.
Volunteer Front Desk Receptionist
Greet customers, answer phones and provide building directory assistance as a Volunteer Front Desk Receptionist at the main entrance of the Audie Murphy Soldier Service Center (SSC) Bldg. 253.
Past experience shows we service about an average of 400 walk-in customers and 20 to50 phone directory assistance calls per day, as well as providing ID Card checks for all customers for the building (6,000 to 8,000 per week).
The use of a vehicle is not required to perform these duties and is specifically prohibited.
Volunteer must be an ID card holder.
Volunteers will be provided with all necessary training and guidance by requesting agency.
Volunteer orientation will be provided by the Army Community Service Volunteer Coordinators.
0800 to1630 Monday - Friday (excluding Federal Holidays)
A great way of supporting our military community during a time of need.
Audie Murphy Soldier Service Center, Bldg. 253
Fort Stewart, Georgia 31314
We are recruiting for a qualified Nurse to support the DODEA schools. This is a special request and all applicants will be screened for qualifications and processed by the local American Red Cross Station Director Ms. Victoria Thompson. If you interested or have additional questions concerning this position, please contact Ms. Thompson at (912) 271-5433
The Center Representative Volunteer will assist with day-to-day operations, programs, events, and activities of a USO center.
• Commitment to our mission to strengthen America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation
• Friendly, outgoing, and kind demeanor to people of all backgrounds
• Strong interpersonal, customer service, and problem-solving skills
• Sound sense of judgment and sensitivity to handle any controversial or confidential situations
• Enthusiasm to work as a team
• Must be punctual, organized and self-motivated, with the ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing needs of USO Operations.
• Willingness to learn basic operating knowledge of computers and gaming equipment such as: Volunteers.USO.org, Xbox, Play Station and Wii.
• Ability to obtain and maintain proper credential necessary to access USO Center locations and facilities including but not limited to security, credit and/or background screening.
• Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
• Ability to stand, walk, bend, and lift for extended periods of time
• Greet, welcome, orient, and assist guests
• Monitor and maintain food and supplies
• Tidy and clean the center which can include trash removal and bathroom cleaning
• Answer visitor’s questions about the USO and the surrounding community
• Practice safe food handling and storage practices.
• Assist with usage of computers, gaming equipment, telephones, or other offerings
• Help conduct events and programs in the center such as: United Through Reading’s Military Program, Welcome Homes, and holiday celebrations
• Document hours volunteered in Volunteers.USO.org
• Other duties as assigned
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION
Group or Special Events Youth Volunteer
Effective Date 02/2014
General Summary This position may provide direct customer service to the USO’s key constituents: our nation’s troops and their families. Minor volunteers operating in a Group or Special Event position must be at least 10 years of age and accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or USO-approved group chaperones at all times. These volunteers are expected to serve the entirety of their volunteer shifts and perform the duties outlined in this job description.
Required Documentation A parent or legal guardian must sign a Release and Waiver of Liability. Additionally, the USO-approved group chaperones must sign an Acknowledgement of Receipt of the USO Code of Conduct for Adults Working with Minors and this job description.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Be a welcoming, friendly face to our military and their families
Replenish beverages or food as needed
Assist with cleanup of facilities and/or supplies
Assemble care packages or other mailings
Opportunity Specifications - Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors necessary to perform the opportunity competently.
• Ability to interact with USO Leadership, the general public and military audiences at a variety of levels with a happy demeanor and politeness
• General knowledge of safe food handling where applicable
• Must be able to be task oriented to follow through with a project to completion
• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
• Must understand and support the USO’s mission to lift the spirits of our military and their families
• Minor volunteers are not to handle cash, go into storage rooms or other areas away from public view, use sharp objects including but not limited to box cutters, or operate any type of heating element such as hotplates or stove tops.
• Minor volunteers are to follow all requirements of the USO Waiver of Liability in addition to this job description.
Volunteer Social Media Assistant Position Description
General Summary The Volunteer Social Media Assistant will assist staff members with managing his or her center’s social media, which can include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, the center’s website, or other social media platforms.
• Must be proficient with social media management understanding brevity, hashtags, and trending topics
• Only permissible Facebook Admin Role for a volunteer is “Content Creator”
• Commitment to keep login credentials private, and not share logins with anyone
• Log hours worked as Volunteer Social Media Assistant under position titled, Volunteer Social Media Assistant
• Understand that all communication on USO social media is to be for business, not personal use
• Abide by the USO Volunteer Standards of Conduct including: not promoting personal views including politics and religious beliefs, guarding the USO brand, and representing the USO with integrity, not posting any lewd language, inappropriate comments, or photos with provocative attire
• Understand that while assigned to manage the center’s social media, volunteers must still attain permission to communicate with traditional media including news organizations.
• Willingness to uphold USO policy which prohibits from posting any content that discriminates on race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, veteran status, or condition of disability.
• Create new posts, or photo albums on Facebook
• Answer Facebook users’ questions and comments
• Post pictures to Instagram
• Create tweets and retweets
• Update center website content
• Other duties as assigned
General Summary:: The volunteer will be supporting the America’s 2nd Harvest Kids Café at Hunter Army Airfield where they will serve children a pre-packaged daily meal. Individuals may serve daily or sign up for select days of the week based on their availability. Dates/times of need: June 5 - July 30 from 11:00 am - 1:30 pm.
• The volunteer will be required to attend a 30 min training session (online) where they will learn responsibilities for administrative paperwork, food distribution, and records keeping to comply with program compliance directed by USDA.
• Able to present a caring and respectful manner to all people regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, and age
• Have strong interpersonal, customer service and problem-solving skills
• Be punctual, organized and self-motivated, with the ability to quickly and easily adapt to the changing needs of the organization.
• Ability to treat guests, other volunteers and staff with respect and professionalism
• Ability to maintain a good working and communications relationship with staff
CERT role play volunteers must wear old clothes or clothes that can get dirty and bring a source of hydration or water and food or snacks.
Additional Information Links:
Georgia State Defense Force: www.gasdf.com
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT): https://community.fema.gov/PreparednessCommunity/s/welcome-to-cert?language=en_US