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American Red Cross: Disaster Action Team Volunteer (Stanly County)

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AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS

Provide resources, comfort and hope to people and families in their time of need.

A Disaster Action Team (DAT) volunteer is a part of a team that responds to the scene of a local disasters including home fires and major storms to deliver Red Cross services. DAT volunteers ease the difficulties of people unexpectedly overwhelmed by disasters. Volunteers are called on to engage with clients, first responders, and the public.

DAT volunteers assist first responders on the scene by comforting and providing resources to families who are displaced from their homes. Commonly, disaster responders drive out to house fires to help families find a safe next place to spend the night and provide resources for ongoing support. Responders could also be called to open and operate shelters for major storms.

Ideal candidates are:

  • Compassionate, empathetic, and demonstrate impartiality
  • 18 years or older!
  • Have a valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Have access to smartphone or computer
  • Available to be "on-call" as a responder 24/7, day and night, for one week per month to dispatch to potential disaster incidents!
  • Attend monthly meetings and complete required training

All volunteers must apply online at redcross.org/volunteer

"Time Commitment:

Be "on-call" one week per month to dispatch to potential disaster incidents. We will work with your schedule.

Other Requirements:

Driver's License

Minimum Age: 18

Orientation Training

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.

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations
Sabrina Beasley-Cline 704 301-3932
sabrina.cline@redcross.org

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About AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS

Location:

431 18TH ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20006, 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 American Red Cross. Your time talent can make a real difference in people's lives. Please join our team today.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

243 West Main StreetAlbemarleAlbemarle, NC 28001

(35.35027,-80.20064)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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

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