Disaster Action Team Responder (Polk County)
ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Central Florida & USVI
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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).
About American Red Cross - Central Florida & USVI
3310 W Main Street, Tampa, FL 33607, US
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.
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.
Multiple locations Winter Haven, FL 33881
July 25, 2022
- Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
- Disaster Response
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 20
- Orientation or Training