Be the first to respond to a disaster in your community (Virtual Dispatch for Kansas and Ok
Disaster duty officers are a lifeline to temporary assistance during a disaster. Volunteer Duty Officers are responsible for dispatching Red Cross volunteers to meet with families impacted by home fires and other disasters so they can provide temporary relief. Must have good phone, computer skills and internet.
- May determine if Red Cross action is required; may decide if Red Cross will respond.
- Uses event triggers such as size, scope, and type of the event to direct the response.
- Works with on-scene leadership to support the response and provide technical guidance.
- Support and trains new responders.
- Dispatch team members and monitor the response to ensure appropriate resources are made available.
- Documents incoming disaster notification and creates & verifies events in an internal system, when applicable.
- May be required to monitor activity across multiple responses.
- Notify staff of significant events, and contribute to an report, when appropriate.
- Attends regularly scheduled team meetings as required by supervisor.
Online volunteer application required
About American Red Cross Serving Kansas and Oklahoma
10151 East 11th Street, Tulsa, OK 74128, 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.
Local non-Profit offering several lines of service to local communities to provide life saving blood and blood products, disaster preparedenss, response and recovery, and serve our military through services to armed forces.
--LawtonLawton, OK 73501
November 5, 2021
- Disaster Relief Call Center
- Data Entry
- Disaster Response
- CSR / Volunteer Coordination
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Schedule depends on the responder's availability with a variety of shifts offered 24 hours a day.
- Self-paced training required. Must have good phone, computer skills and internet.