Respond to disasters: Disaster Responder Trainee


(40.72414,-74.0622)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

53 Mill Rd.Jersey City, NJ 07302


About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
Become a volunteer in Disaster Cycle Services. Respond to community and larger disasters, support response as a member of a regional task group

OPEN TIME DAYS

Local response⦆- Disaster Action Team (DAT)- on call weekdays, weekends and holidays; allowances can be made to account for volunteers' work schedules.⦆Three shifts a month required.

Regional and state deployment - requires⦆a minimum of⦆one week.

Deployment outside of NJ⦆- requires a minimum of two weeks

Regional Task Group⦆- attend meetings as scheduled and work with the group as needed

REQUIRED TRAINING

Orientation to the American Red Cross is required.

Disaster training is required, provided free of charge and is web-based and/or instructor-led in a classroom.⦆

Initial basic courses include:

Disaster Services: An Overview

Disaster Action Team Fundamentals

Shelter Fundamentals

Feeding Fundamentals

Casework and Recovery Planning Fundamentals

Disaster Assessment Fundamentals

Other courses are required for specific response roles.⦆

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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