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IN THE CENTER OF THE EOC. Red Cross Emergency Management Agency Team Members Needed

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American Red Cross of Southeastern PA - Headquarters

Headquarters is calling! Red Cross Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Team Members Needed
You represent the Red Cross.

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A disaster occurs. Multiple agencies respond. At the Center, YOU listen, learn, and are the voice of the Red Cross.

As you can imagine, large-scale disaster preparation, response, and recovery services requires the coordinated cooperation of a variety of experts and expertise. This includes representatives from multiple agencies, private and public organizations, various levels of government, and more. Everybody has a seat at the table. In this role - as part of the Red Cross Emergency Management Team - you are in that seat, listening, learning, and speaking on behalf of our humanitarian efforts.

Cooperating with your Volunteer Manager, specific responsibilities include:

  • Developing and maintaining strategic relationships while assigned to an Emergency Operations Center (EOC.) Includes promoting a productive collaborative relationship with government partners, diverse groups, and internal Red Cross units to fulfill our government operations objectives while supporting victims of disasters and related activities.
  • Participating in internal and external planning efforts and exercises.
  • Providing situational awareness and facilitating response activities.
  • Effectively representing the Red Cross to external partners and explaining our disaster policy, services, and procedures.
  • Notifying Chapter and Regional staff to significant events and contributing to appropriate reports.
  • Attending regularly scheduled meetings and training.
  • Other duties as discussed.

IMPORTANT: Requires availability to work 12-hour shifts during assigned disaster responses.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with technology.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with excellent writing, listening and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to change, negotiate compromise, clarify, and be flexible while managing multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously during potentially stressful situations.
  • Demonstrated willingness to be part of a team.
  • Commitment to the mission of the Red Cross, including values, fundamental principles, etc.

To learn more about this vital volunteer role - and many of the volunteer opportunities available with the Red Cross - please email Ned.Bloom@redcross.org. All our volunteers are heroes. We look forward to welcoming you to the team.

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About American Red Cross of Southeastern PA - Headquarters

Location:

2221 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 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

The American Red Cross offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities -- including:

  • Biomedical/Blood Services as an Screener, Ambassador or Driver
  • Disaster Cycle Services as a Responder (locally and/or nationally) or Recovery Caseworker
  • Emergency Preparedness as a Smoke Alarm Installer or Youth Educator
  • Logistics
  • Community Outreach
  • Volunteer Services
  • Service to the Armed Forces
  • Administration
Over 90% of what we do is done and led by amazing Red Cross Volunteers! Join our team. Meet new friends. Learn new skills. Help where and when it is needed most. All based on your interests and availability.

Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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

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