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Disaster Action Team Responder (Polk County)

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Central Florida & USVI

This position supports the Regional Disaster department. Helps serve on a Disaster Action Team as a worker (in-training) on a DAT response to provide 24-hour immediate support and assistance to individuals and families who have been impacted by a home fire or other local disaster. Some key responsibilities are working as part of an assigned team to respond to local disasters within two hours, and delivering immediate direct client assistance in accordance with Red Cross standards and procedures. Also includes working with on-scene lead to assess whether additional resources/support are required and communicates those needs to DAT Leadership. The position is focused on local disasters. The time commitment can vary for this position based on the shifts you sign up for but they do look for a minimum of 6 hours per shift (usually).

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About American Red Cross - Central Florida & USVI

Location:

3310 W Main Street, Tampa, FL 33607, 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's one displaced family, thousands affected by disaster, 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
Disaster Relief
Community, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Winter Haven, FL 33881

(28.06009,-81.7021)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training

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