Liaison with Local Government Parnters: Pikes Peak:DCS-Response:Member::Government Liaison


(38.81821,-104.84281)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1040 S 8th StColorado Springs, CO 80905


About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
External Relations coordinates the services of and provides necessary liaison activities with government and private agencies. The Government Liaison Activity coordinates services with local, state, federal and tribal government partners, as well as internal Red Cross partners, for the benefit of disaster victims.

OPEN TIME DAYS
24 hours to get started and then varies depending on major disaster activity or disaster exercises (usually once or twice a year)

REQUIRED TRAINING

To start out (all courses free of charge):

* ?Orientation to the American Red Cross (online self-study)

* ?CPR & First Aid (8 hour classroom or 4 hour blended learning)

* ?Collaborating Essentials (6 hour classroom)

To become a Government Operations Service Associate (all courses free of charge):

* ?Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command Liaison (8 hour classroom). ?The following courses are part of the FEMA Independent Study program and are available at http://www.training.fema.gov/IS/:

* ?Introduction to the Incident Command System (IS-100)

* ?Basic Incident Command System (IS-200)

* ?National Incident Management System (IS-700)

* ?National Response Plan (IS-800)

To become a Supervisor (all courses free of charge):

* ?Disaster Frontline Supervisor & Simulation (8 hour classroom)

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 years
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