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American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region

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Disaster Duty Officer

Can you embrace a critical role on a team that dedicates their time and energy to serving people who are facing a disaster? Attention retired and active emergency responders and anyone with dispatch or team management experience! This could be a great match for you.

What is this all about anyway? Check out a Disaster Relief video here for an overview.

This is a regional position, in which you will:

*Support response and recovery efforts during disasters (often home fires, sometimes flooding) across Eastern NY State.

*Receive notifications & details about active/recent emergencies.

*Activate & support a response by the local disaster workforce.

*Coordinate resources, use online case management & dispatch systems.

Commitment:

Yes, this requires time & energy. The experience will change you forever.

*At least eight- 6 hour on call shifts per month.

*Training and mentoring provided.

*In an ever-changing world, inquire about virtual opportunities at the time you speak to our team for the latest update on any position.

Qualifications:

*Comfortable with computers & phones with a reliable internet connection.

*Ability to multitask, trouble shoot & catch details under tight timelines.

*Capable of providing steady support in a highly emotional situation.

APPLY:https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=3288&h=234&p=1682019

The American Red Cross relies on volunteers just like YOU! This is a great opportunity to meet other volunteers and help others! If this opportunity isn't the right fit, we have many others! Connect with us!

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About American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region

Location:

33 Everett Road, Albany, NY 12205, 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.

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.

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Lowville, NY 13367

(43.78674,-75.49185)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Customer Service
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least eight 6-hour on-call shifts per month.
  • -Ability to work in a continuously changing environment in which work priorities may change frequently.

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