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Disaster Action Responder-Berks County

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American Red Cross - Greater Pennsylvania Region

  • 16 people are interested
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Provide emergency assistance directly to people affected by disaster in Berks County.

-Key Responsibilities-

  • Respond to disaster scenes and other emergencies to offer assistance to those affected by the incident
  • Interview and assist individuals and families with their disaster-caused emergency needs
  • Operate shelter/evacuation centers, provide mass feeding and distribute relief supplies
  • Attend training classes on an ongoing basis

When a disaster happens during your on-call shift, you will receive a call from the Emergency Communications Center (Bridge) to see if you’re available to respond.

-Qualifications-

Must be 18 years of age or older
Willingness to interact with potential clients, often in high-stress situations
Attention to detail
Flexibility to respond to disasters on short notice

To get started as a Red Cross volunteer, please visit: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=1874&h=193&p=592563

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About American Red Cross - Greater Pennsylvania Region

Location:

701 Centre Ave., Reading, PA 19601, 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 exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas:
Disaster Relief
Supporting America's Military Families
Collect lifesaving blood
Health and Safety
International Services

Community
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Berks ounty701ReadingReading, PA 19601

(40.35373,-75.94052)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible, varies
  • • Volunteers applying for in-person position assignments must be fully vaccinated. Instructions to provide information and supporting documentation of vaccination will be provided once you submit your application.

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