American Red Cross: Disaster Response Program Lead (San Gabriel Valley and Pomona)

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross

American Red Cross

This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department. Ensures timely activation and monitoring of local and regional Disaster Action Team (DAT) responses. The Duty Officer supports the DAT program either at the chapter/territory o

Leadership

  1. May determine if Red Cross action is required; may decide if Red Cross will respond via DAT.
  2. Uses event triggers such as size, scope, and type of the event to direct the DAT response.
  3. Works with on-scene DAT leadership to support the response and provide technical guidance.

Functional

  1. Dispatch DAT members and monitor the response to ensure appropriate resources are made available.
  2. Activate Disaster Health Services, Disaster Mental Health, and Disaster Spiritual Care, Public Affairs when requested.
  3. Documents incoming disaster notification and creates & verifies events in RC Respond.
  4. May be required to monitor activity across multiple DAT responses.
  5. Notify Chapter and Regional staff of significant events, and contribute to an Initial Incident Report, when appropriate.

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About American Red Cross

Location:

1450 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90021, 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 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. Join a team of 4000+ regular volunteers in the Los Angeles Region to deliver services to local communities daily, weekly or monthly.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Community, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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