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Disaster Action Team Member

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American Red Cross of Western New York

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Disaster Action Team members on the scene!

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 throughout WNY!*

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

***When considering volunteering, please review the risk guidance provided by the CDC, local
government and your healthcare provider.

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About American Red Cross of Western New York

Location:

786 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209, 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.

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

325 East 4th StreetJamestown, NY 14701

(42.09758,-79.23766)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Disaster Response
  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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)

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