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Volunteer Flood Assistance Needed!!!

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 from 8:00am to Saturday, November 14th, 2015 11:00pm

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Positions299 Remaining
Close DateNovember 15th, 2015 or when space runs out.
Age Limit18 and up
Description
A Volunteer Reception Center (VRC) is open until to Saturday, Nov. 14 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The center will provide a central location for interested volunteers to learn about and sign up for daily volunteer opportunities throughout the area. Volunteer duties will continue throughout the week in clean-up, debris removal, or other duties.

At the VRC, volunteers will:
• Complete a registration form and sign a general release of liability statement. • Participate in a safety briefing.
• Agree in writing to follow all safety instructions and directions from supervisors at their work sites.
• Receive volunteer assignments for the day.

The VRC will be located at Crossroads Christian House of Prayer, located at 5201 East William Cannon Dr., Austin, TX 78744. Limited parking is available at the Onion Creek Soccer Complex, at 5600 East William Cannon, Austin, TX 78744. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to carpool. If additional parking is necessary and identified it will be posted at austintexas.gov/howtohelp. Volunteers should check for updates daily. Volunteers must be 18 and should wear long pants, closed-toed shoes and hats. Please bring sunscreen and bug spray. Volunteers, who do not have a basic understanding of English should be accompanied by a family member or friend who understands English. On-site English/Spanish translators will be provided only if resources are available. For more information, please call 3-1-1 or 512-974-2000.
Requirements
• Complete a registration form and sign a general release of liability statement.
• Participate in a safety briefing.
• Agree in writing to follow all safety instructions and directions from supervisors at their work sites.
• Receive volunteer assignments for the day.
PerksVolunteers must be 18 and should wear long pants, closed-toed shoes and hats. Please bring sunscreen and bug spray. Volunteers, who do not have a basic understanding of English should be accompanied by a family member or friend who understands English. On-site English/Spanish translators will be provided only if resources are available.
Parking DetailsLimited parking is available at the Onion Creek Soccer Complex, at 5600 East William Cannon, Austin, TX 78744. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to carpool. If additional parking is necessary and identified it will be posted at austintexas.gov/howtohelp. Volunteers should check for updates daily.
CausesCrisis Support Disaster Relief
SkillsCleanups Construction Driving Emergency Service Responder First Aid / CPR Moving Remove Debris Repair/Renovation
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Location: 5201 East William Cannon Dr., Austin, TX 78744