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American Red Cross - Eastern NC Region

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PLACEMENT PURPOSE
The Red Cross responds to a disaster every eight minutes; house fires are usually the major perpetrators of those emergencies. The Red Cross is looking for enthusiastic, energetic, and passionate individuals to become Disaster Action Team (DAT)volunteers. Red Cross responders provide food, shelter, and comfort to individuals who have been affected by everyday disasters.

OPEN TIME DAYS

Choose your availability for rotation schedules

Requires availability to be ?on-call? for a block of time each month. (Days and/or nights, weekends)

REQUIRED TRAINING

Training required to serve on a Disaster Action Team:

  • ChapterVolunteerOrientation
  • Disaster Services: An Overview (Online)
  • Disaster Action Team Fundamentals
  • First Aid/CPR/AED (No charge for DAT Volunteers)

With the training above members can be involved in assisting on chapter responses and will develop skills through experience.

Additional Training

To be taken within the first six months of involvement based on the work to be performed.

  • Client Services: Providing Emergency Assistance
  • Client Assistance Cards: Caseworkers (Online)
  • Disaster Assessment Fundamentals (Online)
  • ShelterFundamentals (Online)

Go to www.redcross.org/volunteer to complete an online application to get started on your volunteer journey today!

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About American Red Cross - Eastern NC Region

Location:

1102 S. 16th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Below you will find the 14 chapters, 2 military bases and 8 office locations that comprise of the Eastern North Carolina Region. The concept of the region is for the chapters to pool mutual aid and resources to better provide services to their clients.

Chapters/ Bases

Camp Lejeune

Main Office

Bldg 1108 Birch St.

PO Box 8179

Camp Lejeune, NC 28547

(910) 451-2182

Cherry Point Naval Base Office

MCAS Bldg 4389

Cherry Point, NC 28533

Cape Fear Chapter

Serving Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, New Hanover and Pender Counties

1102 S. 16th St.

Wilmington, NC 28401

(910) 762-2683 ext. 327

www.redcross.org/capefear

Columbus County Office

704 North Thompson St

Whiteville, NC 28472

(910) 642-3364

Central North Carolina Chapter

Serving Durham, Granville, Orange, Person & Vance Counties

4737 University Drive

Durham, NC 27707

919-489-6541

Person County Branch Office

605 Burlington Road

Roxboro, NC 27573
(336) 597-2927

www.redcross.org/durham

Coastal Carolina Chapter

Serving Jones, Craven, Carteret, Pamlico Counties

233 Middle St.

Newbern, NC 28560

(252) 637-3405

www.redcross.org/coastalcarolina

Fort Bragg

Main Office

1-1139 Macomb Street

Fort Bragg, NC 28310

Phone: (910) 396-1231

Fax: (910) 396-6489

Womack Office

Ground Floor, Womack Army Medical Center

Room CG 1209A

Fort Bragg, NC 28310

Phone: (910) 907-7124

Fax: (910)907-8899

Frederick E. Turnage Chapter

Serving Northampton, Edgecombe, Wilson, Nash and Halifax Counties

326 South Franklin St.

Rocky Mount, NC 27804

(252) 977-1720

www.redcross.org/rockymount

Wilson County Office

7o3 Nash St. W.

Wilson, NC 27893

(252) 237-2171

Greater Albemarle Area Chapter

Serving Bertie, Hertford, Gates, Chowan, Perquimans, Pasquotank, Camden, Dare and Currituck Counties

1409 Parkview Dr.

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

(252) 335-2185

www.redcross.org/albemarle

Great Pamlico Area Chapter

Serving Martin, Beaufort, Washington, Tyrrell, and Hyde Counties

135 N. Market St.

Washington, NC 27889

(252) 946-4110

www.redcross.org/pamlico

Highlands Chapter

Serving Bladen, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke & Sampson Counties

807 Carol Street

Fayetteville, NC 28303

(910) 867-8151

www.redcross.org/highlands

Lenoir County Chapter

Serving Lenoir County

1500 N. Queen St.

Kinston, NC 28501

(252) 523-4528

www.redcross.org/lenoir

Moore County Chapter

Serving Moore & Richmond Counties

115 E. Pennsylvania Ave.

Southern Pines, NC 28387

(910) 692-8571

www.redcross.org/southern-pines

Onslow County Chapter

Serving Onslow County

12 Ruth St.

Jacksonville, NC 28540

(919) 347-3581

www.redcross.org/onslow

Pitt County Chapter

Serving Pitt County

312 E 10th St.

Greenville, NC 27858

(252) 355-3800

www.redcross.org/pitt

Scotland County Chapter

Serving Scotland & Robeson Counties

501-A Westwood Way

Laurinburg, NC 28352

910-276-0600

www.redcross.org/laurinburg

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Office

1195 Blakeslee Ave

916th ARW HQ Bldg

Goldsboro, NC 27531

Triangle Area Chapter

Serving Chatham, Franklin, Johnston, Lee, Wake & Warren Counties

100 N. Peartree Lane

Raleigh, NC 27610

919-231-1602

www.redcross.org/triangle

Johnston County Branch

805-A South Third St.

Smithfield, NC 27577

919.934.8481

Lee County Branch

507 N. Steele St.

Sanford, NC 27330

919-774-6857

Wayne County Chapter

Serving Wayne and Greene Counties

600 N. George St.

Goldsboro, NC 27530

(919) 735-7201

www.redcross.org/goldsboro

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1102 S. 16th StreetWilmington, NC 28401

(34.22294,-77.92759)
 

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Disaster Response
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • on call a week a month
  • 1 Year Commitment requested. May remain DAT team member as long as participation, training and volun

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