Disaster Volunteer Opportunities

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Volunteers play a vital role during times of a disaster in assisting 2-1-1 deliver effective and quality up-to-date information to those in need in our community. We rely heavily on these dedicated individuals in order to keep up with the needs that many individuals in our community are facing.

Commitment
 All volunteers are required to attend quarterly meeting and an hour orientation and training. Additional training may be required depending on the volunteer position.
 
Benefits of Being a 2-1-1 Volunteer
 
•     Receive a sense of satisfaction in assisting those in need and making the difference in the lives of others.
     Become aware of services available to you and loved ones in your community.
•     Meet new people.
•     Develop meaningful friendships with staff and fellow volunteers.
•     Share invaluable work and life experiences.
 
If you are interested, dial 2-1-1 or one of the agencies below for more information or email the Resource Department at Info@uwwp.org
 

American Red Cross - 518-458-8111

Volunteer Center of Untied Way (Westchester) - 914-948-4452

Hand on the Hudson Valley (Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan) - 845-229-4680

2-1-1 Hudson Valley Region for up-to-date information on agencies needing volunteers for special programs (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester) - Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-899-1479