Disasters Happen, You Can Help: Disaster Action Team (DAT) Member


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ORGANIZATION
(42.980457,-90.186966)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

County-wideIowa County, WI 53533


About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
The #1 disaster Red Cross responds to is a house fire. Disaster Response Volunteers (Disaster Action Team) train and respond to local communities immediately after a disaster. They provide emergency disaster assistance & hope to individuals and families affected by the disaster.

OPEN TIME DAYS
Disasters happen day & night. The schedule varies (either on-call commitment or call down of volunteer roster). A disaster response can take 3-4 hours (on average). Number of responses vary per month based on urban vs rural geography.

REQUIRED TRAINING
Orientation to the American Red Cross Online & Self Study training. Classroom training (travel may be required to attend classroom based training) Assistance / Observation on the scene. One-on-one mentoring and support from current volunteers.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Minimum of 1 year commitment; Renewable annually.⦆⦆

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