Become a Disaster Action Team member and respond to local disasters and assist those affected in you


(40.45669,-79.97476)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2801 Liberty AvePittsburgh, PA 15222


About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
Assist with Red Cross response at the disaster site

OPEN TIME DAYS
No minimum time commitment. ď˝ Daytime or nighttime on call shifts available weekdays or weekends in increments of 6 hours.

REQUIRED TRAINING
  • Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview
  • Recovery Services: An Overview
  • Casework & Recovery Services Planning Fundamentals
  • Direct Client Assistance Fundamentals
  • Psychological First Aid
  • Shelter Fundamentals
  • Serving People with Functional and Access Needs
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) training
  • IS100.b Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100
  • IS700.a National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • Recommended:
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Diversity Sensitivity & Awareness
  • Collaborating Essentials
  • Disaster Frontline Supervisor
  • Disaster Frontline Supervisor Simulation
  • Public Affairs Essentials
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) training
  • IS200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • IS800.b National Response Framework, An Introduction

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Once trained, may remain active as long as able to perform the assigned tasks

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