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Volunteer FROM HOME as a Disaster Duty Officer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross in Eastern New York

Disaster Duty Officer

If you're calm under pressure and can have the ability to work on a computer and phone for communications, consider helping Red Cross teams respond to local disasters.

This is also an excellent fit for a retired or active emergency responder, and anyone with dispatch or team management experience.

Check out a Disaster video here, info on DAT and Duty officer positions.

Duties:

*Regional Position

*Support response and recovery efforts during disasters (often home fires, sometimes flooding).

*Receive notifications & details about active/recent emergencies.

*Activate & support response of local disaster workforce.

*Coordinate resources, use online case management & dispatch system.

Commitment:

*Yes, this requires time & energy. The experience will change you forever.

*At least eight- 6 hour on call shifts per month.

*Training and mentoring provided.

Qualifications:

*Comfortable with computers & phones with a reliable internet connection.

*Ability to multitask, trouble shoot & catch details under tight timelines.

*Capable of providing steady support in a highly emotional situation.

Apply directly through this link: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=10143&h=234&p=1786210

The American Red Cross relies on volunteers just like YOU! This is a great opportunity to meet other volunteers and help others! If this opportunity isn't the right fit, we have many others! Connect with us!

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Albany, NY 12205

(42.72266,-73.83015)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, PART_TIME

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