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Stand Strong in Crisis: Join American Red Cross Disaster Action Team Today! (Falconer, NY)

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Western New York

  • 31 people are interested
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Be the Calm in the Storm: Join the American Red Cross Disaster Action Team Today!

Join the American Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) as a volunteer and become an essential part of emergency response efforts in Falconer, NY. As a Disaster Action Team Volunteer, you will play a vital role in providing immediate assistance, comfort, and support to individuals and families experiencing a crisis, particularly house fires!

Disaster Action Teams respond within two hours to the scene of a house fire, meeting the immediate basic needs of those affected and beginning recovery casework.

To properly perform on a Disaster Action Team, volunteers must be able to provide empathetic support to individuals experiencing distress and uncertainty through challenging times, present strong verbal communication skills, willingness to work collaboratively and be dependable in responding to disasters calls and fulfilling assigned responsibilities.

*This is an on-call position with need for volunteers willing to travel throughout Chautauqua County!*

To see a current Disaster Action Team Member at work, please watch this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yamNDUbsn0&feature=youtu.b

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About American Red Cross of Western New York

Location:

786 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209, 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

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Community, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Falconer, NY 14733

(42.1274,-79.191)
 

SKILLS

  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Choose your availability on an availability and rotation schedule. Members are expected to be on call, day or night, during their selected shifts.
  • Training (FREE and provided by the Red Cross)

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