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American Red Cross- Disaster Action Team Member- Grand Isle!

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American Red Cross of Northern New England

  • 1 person is interested
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Become a Disaster Action Team Member today! We provide all necessary training!

Purpose: To serve on a Disaster Action Team as a worker (in-training) on a DAT response to provide 24-hour immediate
support and assistance to individuals and families who have been impacted by a home fire or other local disaster.

Responsibilities: The DAT Trainee is the entry level position for the DAT program. As part of the DAT training program, the

1. DAT Trainee will respond to local disasters and successfully complete assigned training.
2. Works as part of an assigned team to respond to local disasters within two hours.
3. Follows the direction of on-scene team leader to support the response.
4. Completes all required training to become a DAT Service Associate within 6 months.
5. Attends regularly scheduled volunteer/DAT meetings as required by Chapter/Region.
6. Communicates availability to DAT Coordinator on a regular basis.
7. Other responsibilities as assigned by the DAT leadership.

Time Commitment: one 8 hour shift per month

Qualifications:
Commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross.
Able to respond reliably when on call.
Able to follow Red Cross DAT standards and procedures.
Ability to learn and use Red Cross systems and online interfaces.
Ability to work in a challenging and stressful conditions such as poor air quality, uneven ground,
adverse weather, etc.
Must have a valid driver's license and/or a timely, reliable way to get to the scene.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Apply at redcross.org/volunteer.

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About American Red Cross of Northern New England

Location:

32 North Prospect, Burlington, VT 05401, 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 Sleeves Up. Heart Open. All In.

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
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Grand Isle CountyGrand Isle, VT 05458

(44.72254,-73.29235)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One eight hour shift per month.
  • Apply at redcross.org/volunteer.

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