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American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

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The purpose of this position is to perform emergency management readiness and capacity building activities across all phases of Disaster Cycle Services (Preparedness, Response, Recovery) for the purpose of enabling effective service delivery during a response.

Key Responsibilities:

Emergency Management collaborates with partners to develop strategies to enable an effective and efficient community response during a disaster while adhering to the principles of the Red Cross.
This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Emergency Management function:

  • Support the annual DSC regional goals, RDO objectives, and regional/chapter plan for a community response by building and maintaining relationships through collaboration and facilitating communication with partners, coordinating projects, and participating in local response activities
  • Projects and local response activities will be assigned according to the activities you are training in: Community Partnerships and/or Emergency Management.
  • Projects may include tasks such as conducting meeting with partners to build relationships, planning and participating in exercises with partners, or assisting with community response planning.

Qualifications:

Ability to:

  • follow and implement requests received from supervisor with little or no supervision.
  • adapt to change, negotiate compromise and tolerate ambiguity.
  • build effective relationships with others who can help with work-related goals.
  • be sensitive in human interactions to diversity inclusiveness.
  • use facilitative leadership and collaboration techniques to build and manage relationships
  • use computer systems such as: Word, Powerpoint, Excel

Time Commitment:

  • Approximately 20 hours per month during steady state (no disasters)

How to become a volunteer: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=rco_opportunity_detail&opportunity_id=146743

For Further questions you may contact me at sylvia.burle@redcross.org Volunteer Services Recruitment Specialist.

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About American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

Location:

2700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098, 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. La Cruz Roja Americana previene y alivia el sufrimiento humano frente a emergencias movilizando el poder de los voluntarios y la generosidad de los donantes.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Todos los días, la Cruz Roja Americana ayuda a las personas en situaciones de emergencia. Ya sea que se trate de una familia desplazada, miles de víctimas de desastres, o brindar atención y consuelo a un miembro del servicio o veterano enfermo o lesionado o apoyo a un miembro de la familia militar, nuestro trabajo vital es posible gracias a personas como usted. Es a través del tiempo y el cuidado de la gente común que podemos hacer cosas extraordinarias.
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1501 Red River Rd. A-1Victoria, TX 77901

(28.81326,-96.98908)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Search & Rescue
  • Public Relations
  • Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 20 hours per month (non disaster). During disasters, 12 hours/day. Must have daytime availability to attend local emergency management meetings, training, and exercises.
  • This position requires several trainings. Must be willing to work with government officials and represent the Red Cross for your area and work closely with the Disaster Program Manager.

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