Workforce Engagement Team Member - Deployment Officer

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American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region


The purpose of this position is to prepare, recruit, and deploy responders to disaster operations.

Key Responsibilities

Assigning and deploying responders from within their region to affected areas (or provided notification of deployment), and Ensuring that the steps in the Deploy Workers Standards and Procedures are completed.

Active participation on the Disaster Workforce Engagement Team including the following readiness and operational activities:


-recruit to ensure deployment team coverage - geographical representation. (in coordination with DWE)
-ensure deployment team members are trained (in coordination with RMSSA) in recruitment and deployment procedures.
-ensure monitoring of DOOR or on-call coverage by team members.
-ensure team members have accurate contact information for Health Reviewers, Mission Cards, and regional notification of deployments (see Regional Deployment Contacts Worksheet)
-review and be familiar with regional rosters and regional capacity (insert report details and instruction)
-identify trends and issue in data quality and communicate to the DWET
-monitor availability and coordinate with the team to communication with responders to increase availability
-review post deployment interview information collected by team members for trends in recruitment, deployment or operational issues. Work with team or RMSSA to address.
-monitor mission card inventory
-Promote deployment to staff and volunteers throughout the region and assist and train responders to enter their availability


-ensure coverage of team members during periods of recruitment.
-confirm availability of supporting teams including Health Reviewers and Mission Card issuers during periods of recruitment.
-support team members during periods of recruitment.
provide assignment reports to the RDO as requested (insert report details and instruction)
-monitor availability information to ensure available responders are being assigned - when staff requests are -posted.
-ensure timely completion of post-deployment interviews.
-ensure coordinated communication to workforce to increase availability for deployment to DRO.

Relationships Disaster Workforce Engagement Team, Regional Disaster Services Team, Disaster Responders, Regional Volunteer Services, RMS, Staff Support

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About American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region


33 Everett Road, Albany, NY 12205, 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.


We'll work with your schedule.


Your CommunityWatertown, NY 13601






  • 5-10 hours a month!

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