American Red Cross Greater Chesapeake Region Disaster Responder Trainee: Harford Co.


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Anywhere in the CountyForest Hill, MD 21050
Serving Food to Victims of floods in the South


Assist the American Red Cross in delivering our mission by alleviating human suffering caused by disaster.


  • Minimum of 24 hours per month (2 shifts in 12 hour blocks, 3 shifts in 8 hour blocks, 6 shifts in 4 hour blocks, one 24 hr block, etc).
  • These shifts are \"oncall\" meaning that during any given shift you are scheduled for, you must be ready to respond should you be called to a disaster scene, most of which are home fires. Example: In a given month, you select to be oncall for 3 shifts of 8-hour blocks.⦆ You may be called zero times, or you may be called three or more times, depending on the number of fires in the area during your shift. But you have to be ready to respond.⦆
  • Flexible, as you can choose your own shifts throughout a given month.

Disaster Services: An Overview

Additional training and instruction⦆(both online and in-person) provided depending on chosen activity.


  • Disaster Response
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 24 hours a month (on-call)
  • May remain active as long as required training is updated. DAT membership will be evaluated.

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