The Red Cross Coachella Valley/Morongo Basin Chapter is in need of Disaster Action Team Volunteers.
Disaster Action Team (DAT) Associates assist the Red Cross in delivering mission by alleviating human suffering caused by disasters. DAT Associates respond to the needs of victims of local disasters (such as house fires)and provides them with compassion and the resources needed to meet their immediate needs (such as shelter, food, and clothes.
Responsibilities: *Willingness to support Red Cross Mission *Provide timely response to disasters and assist victims *Respond to disaster scenes as assigned by Chapter Duty Officer within specific time constraints *Provide Red Cross services (food, clothing, shelter) to disaster victims *Complete all American Red Cross forms at a disaster site *Provide referrals to other agencies
Time Commitment: Time commitment varies based on availability. DAT responses may be completed in less than an hour or take as long as three to four hours.
Qualifications: *Strong organizational, verbal, written communications skills *Ability to be a team player *Able to respond at all hours or as scheduled with own transportation *Able to maintain confidentiality with clients matters
If interested in volunteering, please contact Volunteer Recruitment Specialist, Juana Zapata at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org