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Scott County VA - Disaster Action Team Red Cross - support your community

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ORGANIZATION: AMERICAN RED CROSS

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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.

Responsibilities
This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Disaster Action Team program including:
1. 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.
2. Completes all required training and maintains current training standard as DAT program requirements
change.
3. Attends regular team meetings and training as required by the region/territory.
4. 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.)

Time Requirement
Participation in this role requires one (1) 12 hour shift, monthly

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About AMERICAN RED CROSS

Location:

2825 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294, 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.‚Äč

Description

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;

...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Homeless & Housing
Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Gate City, VA 24251

(36.6423,-82.5936)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Case Work / Management
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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