Assessing Disaster Aftermath As A Red Cross Volunteer! - Vermont Based
ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Northern New England
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Your local American Red Cross office is seeking volunteers in your area to serve on our information and planning team to assess damage from local disasters, particularly house fires. Are you a caring individual who wants to be on the front lines of emergency support? This could be a great way for you to give back to your community in a meaningful way. Here is what you could do as a Disaster Assessment Team Member:
Information and Planning is responsible for gathering assessment and operational data required for effective management of a response, including information about the scope of the disaster and the effectiveness of the response. The data compiled by Information and Planning supports reports to donors about the effective use of the resources they have provided to the Red Cross.
This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Information Planning program including:
1) Planning activities including Analysis and Planning, Disaster Assessment, Financial and Statistical Information, and Information Dissemination.
2) Management and use information management technology platforms for Disaster Response and Recovery (DSARS, RCView, etc.)
3) Providing operational planning support in both Blue Sky and Gray to events
4) Consider training to assist with larger scale national disasters in a variety of basic and advanced leadership roles
In addition to being a caring person we are seeking someone who is passionate about our Red Cross mission, has at least basic computer skills, effective communication skills, and flexibility. This role can provide you with disaster response experience with a highly respected organization. If you would like to join the team, please sign up at redcross.org/volunteer.
Not the role for you? Check out other available opportunities at redcross.org/volunteer.
The American Red Cross aspires to be an organization fully committed to diversity and inclusion by creating and maintaining a diverse, high-performing workforce of employees and volunteers who reflect all communities we serve.
Our need for volunteers is constant and our guidelines reflect the latest CDC safety recommendations and follow the national and local government laws. COVID-19 vaccination is strongly encouraged and is required for in-person volunteer roles.
About American Red Cross of Northern New England
32 North Prospect, Burlington, VT 05401, US
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. Sleeves Up. Heart Open. All In.
The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope; ...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters; ...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products; ...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and ...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.
Multiple locations Burlington, VT 05401
September 26, 2022
- Disaster Response
- Basic Computer Skills
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Sign up at redcross.org/ volunteer or follow this direct link to apply now: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&h=231&p=1183371