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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Greater Pennsylvania Region

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Disaster Action Teams 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.

This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Disaster Action Team (DAT) program including:

  1. Supporting the annual goals, Regional Disaster Officer (RDO) objectives, and regional/chapter plan for DAT services through participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities.
  2. Completes all required training and maintains current training standard as DAT program requirements change.
  3. Attends regular team meetings and training as required by the region/territory.
  4. 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.)
Time commitment: Varies. DAT team members are able to provide their availability when they can respond.

Volunteers applying for in-person position assignments must be fully vaccinated. Instructions to provide information and supporting documentation of vaccination will be provided once you submit your application.

To get started as a volunteer, please visit: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=43393&h=193&p=1899125

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About American Red Cross - Greater Pennsylvania Region

Location:

701 Centre Ave., Reading, PA 19601, 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.‚Äč

Description

The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas:
Disaster Relief
Supporting America's Military Families
Collect lifesaving blood
Health and Safety
International Services

CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Chambersburg, PA 17201

(39.98471,-77.66507)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies- Once you complete training you're able to provide your availability

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