Help tell the Red Cross disaster relief story: Communications - SNV: Disaster (DAT) Public Affairs


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1771 East Flamingo RoadSuite 206 BLas Vegas, NV 89119


About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
Assist Red Cross in delivering mission by informing public of Disaster Action Team's response to local incidents.

OPEN TIME DAYS

Three (3) shifts available.

On-call 2 times a month.

Day shift: 8:30am - 4:30pm each day. The exact amount of hours of commitment varies as disaster events are unpredictable and often happen in waves (e.g. lots of calls one week then none for a couple of weeks.)

Night shift:⦆4:30pm - 8:30am each day. The exact amount of hours of commitment varies as disaster events are unpredictable and often happen in waves (e.g. lots of calls one week then none for a couple of weeks.)

Weekend shift:⦆Begins on Friday evening⦆4:30 pm and⦆include the entire weekend until Monday at 8:30am

Calls may be received at all hours throughout the weekend. The exact amount of hours of commitment varies as disaster events are unpredictable and often happen in waves (e.g. lots of calls one week then none for a couple of weeks.)

REQUIRED TRAINING

Chapter Response to Disaster (8 hrs) classroom based course

Fulfilling our Mission (as available) (4 hrs) classroom based course

Completion of volunteer application, New Employee and Volunteer Orientation (2 hrs), Introduction to Disaster Service (2 hr), Disaster Public Affairs Overview - online self study courses

Familiarity with Red Cross policies, regulations, and procedures especially the Disaster Response Handbook, Public Affairs Handbook, the chapter's disaster response plan, and the chapter's disaster public affairs plan

Fundamentals of Disaster Public Affairs: The Local Response (6.5 hrs) (as available)

Skills

Good Match For

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Three month initial commitment then reviewed annually.

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