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Disaster Action Teams - ARC/WV VOAD

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  • 10 people are interested

Provide emergency assistance to people in your community who have been forced from their homes due to fire, flood or other disasters. Work directly with people affected by disaster and help them begin their recovery. Make a difference in the lives of people in your community during the time they need it most.

Choose from a range of specialty tracks including:

  • Client Casework - Meet with victims of home fires and other disasters to provide them comfort and identify their needs (shelter, food, clothing, health or mental health)

  • Logistics: Work with material and human resources, helping with supply inventory, & staff/personnel

  • Mass care support: Bulk distribution, feeding & shelter operations

  • disaster assessment - travel to scene of disasters (i.e. floods or community-wide disasters) to verify and survey the damage

  • Health Services

  • Disaster Mental Health

  • Card Activators - trained on specific software to activate client assistance cards - from home

  • Emergency Response Vehicle drivers (ERV) - must be physically able to repeatedly lift 50 lbs

  • Local Government Liaison

Flexible on-call scheduling is available. Training is provided free of charge.

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One United Way Square, Charleston, WV 25301, US

Mission Statement



Make a Difference in Your Community!

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) provides opportunities for people 55 and over to make a difference in their community through volunteer service. RSVP volunteers contribute anywhere from a few to over forty hours a week, serving through schools, day care centers, police departments, hospitals and other nonprofit and public organizations to help meet critical community needs. RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers. RSVP matches the personal interests and skills of older Americans with opportunities to help solve community problems and offers supplemental insurance while on duty, and on-the-job training from the agency or organization where volunteers are placed.

Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


One United Way SquareCharleston, WV 25301ARCCharleston, WV 25313




  • People 55+



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