Chautauqua County-Disaster Action Team Member

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Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: The American Red Cross of Western New York

Put your compassion into action for your community during emergencies!

Provide comfort and care when your neighbors experience a crisis, particularly house fires! Disaster Action Teams respond within two hours to the scene of a house fire, meeting the immediate basic needs of those affected and beginning recovery casework.

*This is an on-call position with need for volunteers willing to travel throughout Chautauqua County!*

***Safety First! 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 will be required for in-person volunteer roles beginning January 3, 2022.

Qualifications:

  • Valid and unencumbered driver's license
  • Background and Motor Vehicle Report checks
  • Ability to respond reliably when on-call
  • Ability to follow Red Cross DAT standards and procedures
  • Ability to learn and use Red Cross systems and online interfaces
  • Ability to work in challenging and stressful conditions such as poor air quality, uneven ground, adverse weather, etc.
  • Online and in-person training (provided by the American Red Cross for free)

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Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

Disaster Relief
Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Jamestown, NY 14209

(42.90546,-78.86807)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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