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Disaster Response Volunteer (Bilingual in Spanish)

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The American Red Cross - Southern California Region

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Disaster Assistance or Disaster Action Team Volunteers provide emergency response to local disasters, particularly house fires, ensuring that those affected have access to resources for basic necessities such as food, shelter and clothing. We have a lack of Spanish-speaking volunteers to help the Latino/Hispanic community.

Requirements:

  • Able to speak English and Spanish
  • Participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities
  • Completes all required training and maintains current training standard as DAT program requirements change.
  • Attends regular team meetings and training as required by the region/territory.
  • Completes assigned projects and local response activities according to the needs of the DAT program. (Preparing vehicles, response materials, administrative support of the DAT program and other tasks assigned by the DAT Leader.)
  • Follow and execute requests received from supervisor with little or no supervision.
  • Adapt to change, negotiate compromise and tolerate ambiguity.
  • Build effective relationships with others who can help with work-related goals.

Contact: Karla Legorreta, Recruitment Specialist at Karla.Legorreta@redcross.org (714) 380-7263

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About The American Red Cross - Southern California Region

Location:

600 Parkcenter Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92705, US

Mission Statement

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Anaheim, CA 92801

(33.84698,-117.95419)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Community Outreach
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Bilingual
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment varies based on availability. Disaster responses may be completed in less than an hour or take as long as three to four hours.
  • 1 -2 hours of self-paced online training

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