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Disaster Action Team Member Needed! High Desert ! Turn Compassion Into Action!( In Person/Virtual)

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - San Bernardino HIGH DESERT County Chapter

  • 15 people are interested
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The Red Cross San Bernardino County 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, mainly those affected by a home fire
*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:

  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation in Volunteer Connection if participating in in-person activities
*Strong organizational, verbal, written communications skills
*Preferably Bilingual (looking for fluency in English and Spanish)
*Ability to be team player
*Able to respond at all hours or as scheduled with own transportation
*Non-judgmental and aware of diversity issues
*Able to maintain confidentiality with clients matters


Training: We provide all the training!

"WE ARE LOOKING FOR LOCAL HEROES TO POSITIVELY IMPACT YOUR COMMUNITY"
Sign-up to volunteer today ! Please email questions to Juana Zapata, the Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist, at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org or (951) 205-6689.

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About American Red Cross - San Bernardino HIGH DESERT County Chapter

Location:

10600 N. Trademark Parkway, Suite 406, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730, 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.‚Äč

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 that...

...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

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Crisis Support, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

17199 Yuma St Suite 2Victorville, CA 92395

(34.47301,-117.2875)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Crisis Counseling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Do you want to IMPACT LIVES? All the training is done virtually, you do not need to leave the luxury from your home. TURN COMPASSION INTO ACTION!
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation in Volunteer Connection if participating in in-person activities

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