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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Cascades Region

DAT & People with blankets

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.)

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About American Red Cross - Cascades Region

Location:

3131 N. Vancouver Ave, Portland, OR 97227, 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'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. The Red Cross workforce is made up of over 90% volunteers, meaning our mission is carried out by community members like yourself.

CAUSE AREAS

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Crisis Support, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Summer Lake, OR 97640

(42.97288,-120.77778)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months

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