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Disaster Action Team Member

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American Red Cross

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A Disaster Action Team (DAT) is a team of trained Red Cross volunteers that respond to the scene of a disaster to deliver Red Cross services. DAT volunteers ease the difficulties of people unexpectedly overwhelmed by disasters. You would be called on to engage with clients, first responders, and the public. To be a DAT member, you must be 18 years or older; in good health and willing to make a commitment to a team. Disaster training is required as well as attending special sessions, regular meetings and drills. You must be available to be "on-call" for a block of of time each month. Shifts are flexible. If interested in this volunteer position, please email Rose Brown at rose.brown@redcross.org or 704-632-5581 to discuss this position further.

Due to COVID-19, response procedures have been modified to provide mostly virtual support to clients and/or enhanced precautions to ensure the safety of our workforce.

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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.

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

527 N Aspen StLincolnton, NC 28092

(35.47648,-81.25931)
 

SKILLS

  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Administrative Support
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 10 hours per month.

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