Disaster Action Team - Duty Officer
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Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross of Central Florida and U.S. Virgin Islands
Disaster Action team is a volunteer team that provides immediate disaster relief, works directly with client/family and fulfills the humanitarian mission in local communities.
A Duty Officer serves as the first point of contact for the team.
Some responsibilities include:
- Receives disaster notifications
- Assesses the response needs
- Activates and deploys DAT responders
- Is single point of contact for the on-scene DATs
- Monitors and supports resources
- Ensures standards and policies are followed
- Confirms required client services are provided
- Tracks the event through its lifecycle
- Notifies on-call staff of significant events
A DAT Duty Officer is an on-call volunteer who:
- Receives local disaster notifications
- Provides remote support to the Disaster Action Team via phone and computer
- Activates, deploys, and monitors resources
- Fulfills the Red Cross mission within local communities
- Maintains phone reception and internet access when on-call
- Keeps necessary job tools, equipment, and other supplies at the ready
- Answers phone calls in a prompt, professional, compassionate manner
- Promptly prioritizes & escalates concerns or issues up chain-of-command
- Maintains a commitment to customer service
- Ensures documentation is completed within the required timeframe
- Advocates for the clients, workforce, and mission of the Red Cross
- Attends regularly scheduled meetings
- Maintains system log-in credentials and training requirements
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Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
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December 30, 2021