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Emergency Disaster Canteen Responder

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ORGANIZATION: The Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania

  • 1 person is interested

Be part of a team that serves it's community every single day. In need of Emergency Disaster Responders (EDS) for our Unit 1 in Greentree, Unit 2 in Munhall and Unit 20 in Mon-Valley area. EDS volunteers respond to local diasters, such as fires, floods, search and resue details, etc as a first responders. We support workers and victims on-scene with food, drinks, hot and cold modalities and emotional spiritual care. At minimum we require two on-call shifts a month. Anyone over the age of 18 is encouraged to volunteer, all training is completed while volunteering. This opportunity is wonderful for young adults getting into the field of emergency management, retired fire and police professionals that want to give back and stay active in their field and for anyone who has a desire to support our first responders and victims on disaster scenes! Minimum requirements are: must be able to get in and out of the emergency canteen, be able to carry 15 pounds, able to stand for at least an hour at a time and a have a compassionate heart.

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About The Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania


700 North Bell Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


The Salvation Army's work is greatly enhanced by our volunteers, especially during the holiday season. Your community needs you! Your efforts will provide a true difference in the quality of life of those in need.


Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Crisis Support, Disaster Relief, Faith-Based


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Pittsburgh, PA 15220



  • Disaster Response


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Training would take a single day, for a driver candidate 3 days worth of training. A total of two on-call shifts a month, equaling to 24 hours. Bi-monthly meeting that are 2 - 3 hours long, depening on what speakers or training is offered.

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