Join the Red Cross Disaster Action Team! (Anchorage)

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Alaska Region

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Be a source of refuge and support when disasters strike! Fires and storms are unexpected, but you can join one of our local teams that are trained to respond to emergencies.

This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department and the Southcentral territory of Alaska with potential for deployment. Disaster Action Teams provide 24-hour emergency response to local disasters, particularly house fires, ensuring that those affected have access to resources for basic necessities such as food, shelter and clothing. DAT Members participate in all DAT program support and capacity building activities necessary to ensure effective service delivery during a DAT response.

Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Disaster Action Team program including:

  1. Supporting the annual goals, RDO objectives, and regional/chapter plan for DAT (Disaster Action Team) services through participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities.
  2. Completes all required training and maintains current training standards as DAT program requirements change.
  3. Attends regular team meetings and training as required by the region/territory.
  4. Completes assigned projects and local response activities according to the needs of the DAT program. (Preparing vehicles, response materials, administrative support of the DAT program and other tasks assigned by the DAT Leader.

Training:
We provide all online training!

Sign up to volunteer today! Please email questions to Jocelynn Cobb, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist, at Jocelynn.cobb@redcross.org or by phone at 907.791.0882.

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About American Red Cross - Alaska Region

Location:

235 East 8th Avenue, Suite 200, Anchorage, AK 99501, 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 itメs 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Community, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Anchorage, AK 99507

(61.14877,-149.80109)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Choose your availability on an availability and rotation schedule.
  • Vaccination status required for in-person and hybrid roles

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