Disaster Action Team (DAT) Member - Washington DC

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American Red Cross - National Capital and Greater Chesapeake Region

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Disaster Action Teams provide 24-hour emergency response to local disasters, particularly house fires, ensuring that those affected have access to resources for basic necessities such as food, shelter and clothing.

This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Disaster Action Team program including:

  1. Supporting the annual goals, RDO objectives, and regional/chapter plan for DAT services through participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities.
  2. Completes all required training and maintains current training standard as DAT program requirements change.
  3. Attends regular team meetings and training as required by the region/territory.
  4. Completes assigned projects and local response activities according to the needs of the DAT program. (Preparing vehicles, response materials, administrative support of the DAT program and other tasks assigned by the DAT Leader.

Ability to:

  • Follow and execute 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.

    Team member may work towards the DAT Service Associate response position.

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About American Red Cross - National Capital and Greater Chesapeake Region

Location:

8550 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax, VA 22031, 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.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's 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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

431 18th Street, NWWashington, DC 20006

(38.89488,-77.04137)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies depending on disaster frequency. Flexible up to 1 year.

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