Do you want to coordinate assistance during times of disaster? - Lewiston

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Idaho and Montana

Duty Officer volunteers play a key role in disaster response and client service delivery. These volunteers answer the initial phone call for temporary assistance and collect basic situational information. Duty Officers assess the situation and deploy the most appropriate resources to support efforts such as casework, sheltering, disaster assessment, and recovery planning.

Location: Virtual- from the comfort of your own home!

Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Zero-to-Hero training provided! Complete online and with supervisor.
  • Have a computer with reliable internet service and a phone.
  • Be on-call during selected shifts.
  • Provide leadership and guidance during local disasters.
  • Dispatch Disaster Action Team volunteers to initialize a disaster or emergency response.

Benefits of volunteering with the America Red Cross Disaster Cycle Services:

  • Gain experience in: Social Work, Disaster Response, Human Services, Volunteer Coordination, Emergency Management, and Incident Response.
  • On-going training opportunities and professional development
  • Serve your community by assisting those affected by disasters
  • Support your fellow volunteers and Chapter in their mission

Make a difference! Go to www.redcross.org/volunteer to complete an application. Have questions? Email our team at IDMT.Recruiting@redcross.org for more information -or- click on the I want to Help button.

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About American Red Cross of Idaho and Montana

Location:

5380 W Franklin Rd, Boise, ID 83705, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so:

  • All people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;
  • Our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;
  • Everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;
  • All members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and
  • In an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

VariousLewiston, ID 83501

(46.40041,-117.00119)
 

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Disaster Response
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • After Zero-to-Hero training is four to nine 6-hour on-call shifts per month. *Preferred length of commitment (after training) is at least 6 months and a year is greatly appreciated.

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