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ORGANIZATION: The American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania

Purpose: To participate in all Disaster Action Team (DAT) program support and capacity building activities necessary to ensure effective service delivery during a DAT response.

Reports To: Disaster Action Team Team Leader

Responsibilities: 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. This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Disaster Action Team program including:

  1. Supporting the annual goals, RDO objectives, and regional/chapter plan for Disaster Action Team services through participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities.
  2. Completes all required training and maintains current training standard as Disaster Action Team 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 Disaster Action Team program.
  5. (Preparing vehicles, response materials, administrative support of the Disaster Action Team program and other tasks assigned by the Disaster Action Team Leader.
Qualifications: Ability to:
  • Follow and execute requests received from supervisor with little or no supervision.
  • Adapt to change, negotiate compromise and tolerate ambiguity.
  • Build effective relationships with others who can help with work-related goals.
Relationships: Works closely with all other Disaster Action Team Members to ensure team goals are achieved.

Length of Appointment: Once trained, may remain active as long as able to perform the assigned tasks.

Development Opportunities:
  • DAT Service Associate on a DAT response
  • DAT Team Leader in support of the DAT preparedness
  • DAT Supervisor on a DAT response

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About The American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania

Location:

2201 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222, 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

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Community, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

312 Mercer St #1/2, Butler, PA 16001Mercer, PA 16137

(41.2287,-80.2411)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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