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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Wisconsin Region

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Make this year count! Resolve to volunteer with the American Red Cross and make a difference in 2023.
Communities across the country count on the Red Cross for help every day-and volunteers are at the
heart of this support in local communities.

Disaster Dispatcher

Receive calls from local fire departments/emergency management and dispatch Red Cross disaster responders to the scene.


  • Receive calls from Fire Departments, Fire/Police Dispatch or Emergency Management.
  • Make phone calls to activate disaster responders, per guidelines.
  • Send notification text messages.
  • Create cases in Client Assistance System and activate Client Assistance Cards.
  • Notify Public Affairs, Health, and Mental Health Services when needed.
  • Document incident information.
Time Commitment:
  • Minimum 4 on-call shifts per month
  • Shift from 10PM to 6AM
  • Reliable access to phone, computer, and internet when on-call

****To get started, visit: & submit your volunteer application.

Questions? Contact Alaina at or 920-509-0510.

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About American Red Cross - Wisconsin Region


4860 Sheboygan Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, 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.


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.


Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Community, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Madison, WI 53705



  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Customer Service




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 4 on-call shifts per month.
  • Must submit a volunteer application at

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