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Orleans County Disaster Action Team Member

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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 Orleans 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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