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American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

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Disaster Action Team Member

Assist Red Cross in delivering mission by alleviating human suffering caused by disasters. Primary responses include single family and multi family fires.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide timely response to disaster and assist those affected
  • Respond to disaster scenes as assigned by Team Leader within two hours
  • Meet the needs of those affected by disaster such as the need for shelter and food by providing Red Cross services
  • Complete forms related to service
  • Provide referrals to other agencies
  • Communicate to Team Leader about availability and readiness on a regular basis
Qualifications
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross
  • Be able to follow chapter guidance and current Red Cross disaster guidance
Time Commitment
  • Choose your availability on an availability and rotation schedule.
  • 12 hour on-call shifts in Harris County - 6a-6p or 6p-6a
  • A particular need for volunteers to help respond during business hours.

Volunteers in this role are required to be fully vaccinated.

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About American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

Location:

2700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098, 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. La Cruz Roja Americana previene y alivia el sufrimiento humano frente a emergencias movilizando el poder de los voluntarios y la generosidad de los donantes.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its 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.

Todos los días, la Cruz Roja Americana ayuda a las personas en situaciones de emergencia. Ya sea que se trate de una familia desplazada, miles de víctimas de desastres, o brindar atención y consuelo a un miembro del servicio o veterano enfermo o lesionado o apoyo a un miembro de la familia militar, nuestro trabajo vital es posible gracias a personas como usted. Es a través del tiempo y el cuidado de la gente común que podemos hacer cosas extraordinarias.
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2700 Southwest FreewayHoustonHouston, TX 77098

(29.73155,-95.42036)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A typical fire response lasts 2-3 hours

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