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Bedford County-Disaster Action Team Member

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American Red Cross

Purpose

To participate in all DAT program support and capacity building activities necessary to ensure effective service delivery during a DAT response.

Responsibilities

Disaster Action Teams provide 24-hour emergency response to local disasters, particularly house fires, ensuring that those affected have access to resources for basic necessities such as food, shelter and clothing.

This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Disaster Action Team program including:

  1. Supporting the annual goals, RDO objectives, and regional/chapter plan for DAT services through participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities.
  2. Completes all required training and maintains current training standard as DAT program requirements change.
  3. Attends regular team meetings and training as required by the region/territory.
  4. Completes assigned projects and local response activities according to the needs of the DAT program. (Preparing vehicles, response materials, administrative support of the DAT program and other tasks assigned by the DAT Leader.

Time Commitment

Varies

Training

Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview (WBT, ILT)

In Development:

Disaster Action Team Introduction

Recommended Training: For the most updated list of training requirements and recommendations, please refer to the Training and Systems Requirements for Disaster Action Team Members Job Tool located in the DAT Toolkit on The Exchange. (will gain access once approved by department.

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About American Red Cross

Location:

250 Jari Drive, Johnstown, PA 15904, US

Mission Statement

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

Description

Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the Red Cross.
Whether helping one displaced family or thousands, providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran, or teaching others how to respond in emergencies, it’s through the efforts of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

415 Orchard AveSuite 1Altoona, PA 16601

(40.5186,-78.4057)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Cleanup
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies

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