New Year, New Resolution! Volunteer with the Disaster Action Team

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Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross - Cascades Region

Hear firsthand why others have volunteered in this role: https://youtu.be/-yamNDUbsn0. Training is free, but the experience is priceless. Resolve to help your neighbor in their time of greatest time of need.

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.

  • Supporting the annual goals, Regional Disaster Officer (RDO) objectives, and regional/chapter plan for DAT services through participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities.
  • Completes all required training and maintains current training standards as DAT program requirements change.
  • Attends regular team meetings and training as required by the region/territory.

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.)

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

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
Environment
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Newport, OR 97227

(45.54614,-122.67667)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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