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American Red Cross Dispatch Coordinator (Montgomery/ Christian)

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American Red Cross

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested

The American Red Cross is looking for individuals who have some dispatch experience to assist the disaster team with dispatching local disaster calls that come into our region. This is a work from home position.

Other responsibilities include:

- Providing assistance to responders by entering information into a data base and activating Client Assistant Cards remotely

- Dispatch responders to the scene of a disaster in a timely manner (within 30
minutes)

- Contact Disaster Mental Health and Health Services when situation is warranted, facilitate contact with clients needing these services

- Provide information for referrals to partner agencies if caller does not
qualify for DAT services or has reached the limits of financial aid.

Volunteer as little as 8 hours per month or more!

Some online training required

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About American Red Cross

Location:

1045 Outer park Dr., Springfield, IL 62704, US

Mission Statement

he 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

Red Cross volunteers turn compassion into action through a diverse array of programs and services. disaster, we respond with food, shelter and care. We preparefor emergencies with training and practical action plans. We do several other projects for the community. We support veterans and their families.

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1100 Old Route 66 RdLitchfield, IL 62056

(39.16669,-89.66566)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Search & Rescue
  • Disaster Response
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

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

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