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Disaster Action Volunteer Team Member

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Northeast/Northwest/North Central Ohio

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PLACEMENT PURPOSE
Become a member of the nationwide cadre of disaster workers trained to provide compassionate, responsive service to those impacted by disasters large and small. Disaster responders assist the Red Cross in delivering mission by alleviating human suffering caused by disasters, locally through participation as a Disaster Action Team member and nationally as a trained Disaster Responder. Through training/development and field experience, responders have an opportunity to serve large scale operations within a Region, Division or across the country.

OPEN TIME DAYS

Local response commitment is based on availability and rotating on-call schedule; National response commitment requires deployments of 14 consecutive days- when activated through national response network.⦆

REQUIRED TRAINING
  • Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview
  • Diversity Sensitivity and Awareness
  • Disaster Action Team Induction
  • Casework Curriculum or Operational Curriculum (GAP)
Other appropriate training/development as needed for position

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About American Red Cross - Northeast/Northwest/North Central Ohio

Location:

3747 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115, 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

Vision Statement

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;

...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

125 Fair StreetFindlay, OH 45840

(41.04461,-83.65151)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Cleanup
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Search & Rescue
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once trained may remain active as long as required training is updated and engagement criteria met.

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