26 people are interested
Erie County Disaster Action Team Member
ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Western New York
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26 people are interested
Put your compassion into action for your community during emergencies!
Provide comfort and care when your neighbors experience a crisis, particularly house fires! Disaster Action Teams respond within two hours to the scene of a house fire, meeting the immediate basic needs of those affected and beginning recovery casework.
*This is an on-call position with need for volunteers willing to travel throughout Erie County!*
To see a current Disaster Action Team Member at work, please watch this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yamNDUbsn0&feature=youtu.be
***Safety First! Our need for volunteers is constant and our guidelines reflect the latest CDC safety recommendations and follow the national and local government laws. Effective April 1, except for those in attendance at blood drives and congregate shelters, masks will become optional for fully vaccinated volunteers and employees and those who interact with our mission across the country.
About American Red Cross of Western New York
786 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209, US
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.
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.
786 Delaware AveBuffalo, NY 14209
June 20, 2022
- Customer Service
- Data Entry
- Disaster Response
- Case Work / Management
- Counseling / Mental Health
- People Skills
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Choose your availability on an availability and rotation schedule. Members are expected to be on call, day or night, during their selected shifts.
- Training (provided)