The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
PURPOSE Assist the American Red Cross in delivering our mission by alleviating human suffering caused by disaster.
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.
Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
Disaster Relief Call Center
Safety & Disaster Education
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
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