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American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

*Virtual Opportunity* South Texas; DAT (Disaster Action Team)
The Red Cross responds to 7 fires a day. The volunteer DAT team responds to these fires who meet the family, within 2 hours, any time night or day.
Couple of Functions:
Dispatch DAT members to monitor the response and ensure appropriate resources are made available.
Activate Disaster Health Services, Disaster Mental Health, Disaster Spiritual Care, Public Affairs when requested.
Time Commitment: At least 12 hours on-call shift per week. Coverage of the night shift ( 6pm-6am); weekend shifts are CRITCALLY needed.
Should you want to start your application today, please go to:

https://www.redcross.org/local/texas/gulf-coast/about-us/locations/south-texas.html

For further information, please contact marta.alvarado@redcross.org
Sincerely,
Marta Alvarado, Volunteer Services Specialist 956-322-7161

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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
Faith-Based

WHEN

Fri Sep 03, 2021 - Sun Oct 10, 2021

WHERE

6914 W. Expressway 83HarlingenHarlingen, TX 78552

(26.18784,-97.76211)
 

SKILLS

  • EMT
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Disaster Response
  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check

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