Disaster Action Team Member (DAT)
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Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross---Southern Tier, New York
Works as part of an assigned team to respond to local disasters within two hours. Delivers immediate direct client assistance in accordance with Red Cross standards and procedures. Works with on-scene lead to assess whether additional resources/support are required and communicates those needs to DAT Leadership.
Attends regularly scheduled team/DAT meetings as required by Chapter/Region. Commits to being available during assigned shifts and communicate scheduling conflicts with DAT Leadership.
Other responsibilities as assigned by DAT Leadership.
Demonstrated commitment to mission of the American Red Cross
Remains current with all required training
Able to respond reliably when on call
Able to follow Red Cross Disaster Action Team and other related standards and procedures
Ability to learn and use Red Cross systems, including Red Cross Respond and online interfaces
Ability to work in challenging and stressful conditions such as poor air quality, uneven ground, adverse weather, etc.
Must have a valid driver's license and/or a timely, reliable way to get to the scene
Ability to take direction from steady state and operational leadership.
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Stand for two-hour periods
Sit for two-hour periods
Walk on uneven terrain
Walk for two miles during a shift
Work in extreme heat and/or humidity
Work in extreme cold
Spend hours writing
Speak clearly on the phone and in person
Climb two or more flights of stairs
Drive in daytime and at night
Complete Training Requirements
Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse
Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
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June 9, 2022