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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Southern California Region

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Your Title: Disaster Action Team (DAT) Specialist

Our Disaster Response aka. our Disaster Action Team Volunteers provide 24 hour 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.

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The Red Cross responds to an emergency every 8 minutes! No one else does this: not the government, not other charities. From small house fires to multi-state natural disasters, the American Red Cross goes wherever we’re needed, so people can have clean water, safe shelter and hot meals when they need them most.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.)

Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Ability to speak another language is a plus! (Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Arabic, Farsi, etc.)
This role is in Orange County.

Sign-up to volunteer today! Please email questions to Christina Gosling, the Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist, at christina.gosling@redcross.org or (714) 380-7263.

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About 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Emergency & Safety
Community, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Santa Ana, CA 92705

(33.75323,-117.79011)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

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

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