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Nueces Co. needs Disaster Action Team Members needed to alleviate human suffering for Victoria

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

Disaster Action Team Member

Responds to home or apartment fires to assist families with their immediate emergency needs

Assist Red Cross in delivering mission by alleviating human suffering caused by disasters. Primary responses include single family and multi family fires.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide timely response to disaster and assist those affected
  • Respond to disaster scenes as assigned by Team Leader within two hours
  • Meet the needs of those affected by disaster such as the need for shelter and food by providing Red Cross services
  • Complete forms related to service
  • Provide referrals to other agencies
  • Communicate to Team Leader about availability and readiness on a regular basis
Qualifications
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross
  • Be able to follow chapter guidance and current Red Cross disaster guidance
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a huge plus, but not required.
Time Commitment
  • Choose your availability on an availability and rotation schedule
  • Should be able to commit to being on call at least 3 days/month
  • Typical response 3-4 hours, depending on travel time
The closest Red Cross Office is in Victoria, Texas. Local volunteers means families who experience home fires can receive assistance faster when time is of the essence.

"Be the Change you wish to see in the World...Gandi"

All my best,

Sylvia Burle I Senior Recruitment Specialist, Volunteer Services

American Red Cross (361) 500-5027 I E: sylvia.burle@redcross.org

Twitter: @RedCrossTXGC | Facebook: @RedCrossTXGC | LinkedIn: American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region

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About American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

Location:

2700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098, 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. La Cruz Roja Americana previene y alivia el sufrimiento humano frente a emergencias movilizando el poder de los voluntarios y la generosidad de los donantes.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, 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.

Todos los días, la Cruz Roja Americana ayuda a las personas en situaciones de emergencia. Ya sea que se trate de una familia desplazada, miles de víctimas de desastres, o brindar atención y consuelo a un miembro del servicio o veterano enfermo o lesionado o apoyo a un miembro de la familia militar, nuestro trabajo vital es posible gracias a personas como usted. Es a través del tiempo y el cuidado de la gente común que podemos hacer cosas extraordinarias.

CAUSE AREAS

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Crisis Support, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4639 Corona DriveCorpus Christi, TX 78411

(27.71206,-97.38867)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hours per month as needed. May also commit to more time if you have additional time available to volunteer.
  • Must be willing to respond 24 a day as needed. complete online training courses, Complete driver authorization form, and issuance of Client Assistance Cards

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