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


(39.158215,-75.52336)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

AnywhereDover, DE 19903

Volunteers helping at Flood in Ellicott City, MD

About

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

OPEN TIME DAYS

  • Minimum of 24 hours per month (3 shifts in 8hour blocks, 6 shifts in 4hour blocks, one 24hr 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.
REQUIRED TRAINING

Disaster Services: An Overview

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

Skills

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

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

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

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