SOM Pod: American Red Cross Volunteers, with Andrew Sindell and Rabbi Stephen Roberts

On this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast, the guests are Andrew Sindell, manager-volunteer services, and Rabbi Stephen Roberts, spiritual leader for Red Cross disasters, to discuss volunteer and chaplaincy opportunities with the American Red Cross.


About the Guests

Andrew Sindell is volunteer recruitment manager for the American Red Cross-Greater NY Region. He currently develops and supports volunteer recruitment and retention strategies for the Greater New York Region, which covers Greenwich, CT, Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange and Sullivan Counties in New York State, Long Island and New York City. Andrew has been with the American Red Cross since 2007 in various volunteer management roles.  He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development from Binghamton University and a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Preparedness from New York Medical College. He is a New York State and nationally registered EMT-Basic. He has extensive experience in volunteer management during large disasters throughout the country including Hurricanes Katrina, Florence and Sandy.

Rabbi Stephen Roberts, MBA, BCC, is the lead chaplain for disaster spiritual care for the American Red Cross in Greater New York. He is president & CEO of ChaplainDL (Chaplain Distance Learning), a past president of Neshamah – Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) and a past associate executive vice president of the New York Board of Rabbis.

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