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Disaster Action Team Duty Officer - Alabama

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American Red Cross - Alabama Mississippi Region

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Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity to do something life-changing in your community, work with a passionate team, and help others when it's needed most?

The American Red Cross is active in Alabama and we are looking for volunteers to help manage Disaster Action Team responses in the community.

Join us and volunteer with the Red Cross today! We work with your schedule and we will support you every step of the way. The training includes online courses and response calls. Watch the video below to see Red Cross volunteers in action, as you too can make a positive influence in your community. We work together as a cohesive unit and as one family. Sleeves Up. Hearts Open. All In.

Disaster Action Team: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yamNDUbsn0

Job Description:

To provide support for Disaster Action Team on scene and dispatch any needed team members

Key Responsibilities:

  • Dispatch DAT members and monitor the response to ensure appropriate resources are made available.
  • Activate Disaster Health Services, Disaster Mental Health, and Disaster Spiritual Care, Public Affairs when requested.
  • Documents incoming disaster notification and creates & verifies events in RC View, when applicable.
  • May be required to monitor activity across multiple DAT responses.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to the Red Cross mission
  • Ability to remotely monitor and track details of Disaster Action Team responses
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in complex and stressful situations
  • Proficient with Red Cross systems and online interfaces
  • Sit and/or stand for minimum two hour periods
  • Work for long periods on computer
  • Speak clearly on the phone and in person

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About American Red Cross - Alabama Mississippi Region

Location:

700 Caldwell Trace, Birmingham, AL 35242, 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.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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