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Disaster Action Team Applicant, Riverside County

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American Red Cross, Riverside County Chapter

  • 2 people are interested
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The Red Cross Greater Coachella Valley, Riverside Chapter is in need of Disaster Action Team Volunteers.

Disaster Action Team (DAT) Associates assist the Red Cross in delivering mission by alleviating human suffering caused by disasters. DAT Associates respond to the needs of victims of local disasters (such as house fires)and provides them with compassion and the resources needed to meet their immediate needs (such as shelter, food, and clothes.)

Responsibilities:
*Willingness to support Red Cross Mission
*Provide timely response to disasters and assist victims
*Respond to disaster scenes as assigned by Chapter Duty Officer within specific time constraints
*Provide Red Cross services (food, clothing, shelter) to disaster victims
*Complete all American Red Cross forms at a disaster site
*Provide referrals to other agencies

Time Commitment: Time commitment varies based on availability. DAT responses may be completed in less than an hour or take as long as three to four hours.

Qualifications:
*Strong organizational, verbal, written communications skills
*Ability to be team player
*Able to respond at all hours or as scheduled with own transportation
*Able to maintain confidentiality with clients matters


Sign-up to volunteer today at www.redcross.org/volunteer nd=rco_opportunity_browse_list or email questions to Kori Ahola at Kori.Ahola@redcross.org

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About American Red Cross, Riverside County Chapter

Location:

6235 River Crest Drive, Suite A, Riverside, CA 92507, 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

Description

he 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.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

Fri Oct 30, 2020 - Tue Jan 26, 2021

WHERE

6235 River Crest DriveSuite ARiverside, CA 92507

(33.9382,-117.29287)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Case Work / Management
  • Crisis Counseling
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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