Help victims of disaster every day: Disaster Action Team


(27.5102,-81.5078)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

6011 US Highway 27Sebring, FL 33872


About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
Assist Red Cross in delivering mission by alleviating human suffering caused by disasters

OPEN TIME DAYS
Disaster Action Team volunteers are required to be on call for disasters on a monthly basis. Shifts can be as short as 6 hours and as long as you wish. We recommend that you go on call for a regularly recurring weekly or monthly shift...but you will be able to choose a flexible schedule that works best for you.

REQUIRED TRAINING

* Volunteer Orientation (required)

* Disaster Services: An Overview (DSO - required)

* Disaster Action Team Workshop (required)

* Shelter Fundamentals

* Psychological First Aid

* Client Casework - Providing Emergency Assistance

* Field training -⦆note: the above coursework can be taken concurrently with your field training; you may shadow and respond to disasters as soon as you have completed your orientation, background check, and DSO.

Skills

  • Disaster Response

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Once trained, volunteers may remain active inedefinitely; as long as their required training is kept
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