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Disaster Action Team Member (Mecklenburg County)

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American Red Cross

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The American Red Cross

Disaster Action Team Volunteers NEEDED! Emergencies don’t stop during pandemics. Did you know that American Red Cross' Disaster Team responds to a disaster every 8 minutes?

Your help is needed! Join the Disaster Action Team to make a difference in the lives that need it most!

After disasters of all sizes including home fires, Disaster Action Team (DAT) volunteers are on-call to respond to offer assistance including: financial aid, emotional support, health services, mental health services, and more.

DAT volunteers ease the difficulties of people unexpectedly overwhelmed by disasters. They are called on to engage with clients, first responders, and the public. Red Cross has been adapting their response during COVID to meet community needs. Disaster Action Team Volunteer can now provide this assistance virtually.

*Must be 18+
*Team Oriented
*Empathetic and Compassionate
*Have access to transportation and technology
*Available to be "on-call" as a responder for one week a month

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About American Red Cross

Location:

2425 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28203, 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

Vision Statement

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.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

9800 Kincey AveHuntersville, NC 28078

(35.40359,-80.86277)
 

SKILLS

  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Management
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 10 hours a month.

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