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Disaster Action Team Member: Genesee County

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ORGANIZATION: 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 Genesee 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.


  • 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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Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org


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.


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
Disaster Relief, Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


Batavia, NY 14209







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