Disasters Happen Daily, Respond Locally and Help Those in Need (Lake County, IN)

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross-Indiana Region

Be a hero to your community! Join the Disaster Action Team at the American Red Cross.

As a Disaster Action Team (DAT) volunteer:

-respond to local emergencies
-connect people to recovery resources
-comfort disaster survivors

Disaster Action Team volunteer expectations:

-on-call for a minimum of 2 on-call shifts per month
-requires transportation and computer and/or cell phone skills

Become a part of the elite Disaster team! Begin your volunteer application at redcross.org/DAT

Questions? Reach out to a Volunteer Recruitment Specialist at redcrossrecruitsIN@redcross.org or call/text (317) 886-8508

Did you know? 190 times a day, American Red Cross volunteers help a family that has lost everything in a disaster. Right here in Indiana, there are 2-3 home fires daily. Other disasters can also occur at any time and at any place affecting our communities.

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About American Red Cross-Indiana Region

Location:

1510 N. Meridian, Indianapolis, IN 46201, 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メ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.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Gary, IN 46402

(41.60535,-87.3364)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Cleanup
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Customer Service
  • Disaster Response
  • Case Work / Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two 12 hour on call shifts per month, attendance at a monthly meeting
  • Must be able to complete trainings within the first 90 days of trainee position assigned

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