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American Red Cross Disaster Action Team Auxiliary Team Member

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Alabama Mississippi Region

The Disaster Action Team (DAT) Auxiliary Team Member is an introductory opportunity to support the local Disaster Action Team with basic tasks during in-person response. 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. Once expedited training requirements are met, a Disaster Action Team (DAT) Auxiliary Team Member can accompany a trained Disaster Action Team Member on the scene to provide comfort and recovery services to those impacted.

These volunteers respond to disaster call within 2 hours of being notified with a trained Disaster Action Team Member. When they arrive, they greet clients, explain the process as necessary, assist with initial intake and comfort to the client

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About American Red Cross - Alabama Mississippi Region

Location:

700 Caldwell Trace, Birmingham, AL 35242, 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メ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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Greenville, MS 38701

(33.3664,-91.07777)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-12 Hours Monthly
  • · Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation in Volunteer Connection if participating in in-person activities and/or performing work in a Red Cross facility.

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