Disaster Action Team Henrico County - Glen Allen

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ORGANIZATION: AMERICAN RED CROSS

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As a Disaster Action Team volunteer, you can be a source of refuge and support when it’s needed most. From home fires to storms, unexpected emergencies happen every day, but you can help by getting trained as a Red Cross volunteer

Disaster Action Team (DAT) volunteers sign up for on-call shifts to help provide 24-hour emergency response to local disasters, ensuring that those affected have access to resources for necessities such as food, shelter, and clothing.

Hear firsthand why others have volunteered in this role: https://youtu.be/-yamNDUbsn0. Training is free, but the experience is priceless. Resolve to help your neighbor in their time of greatest need.

Make a resolution that could help change a life. To learn more, visit: www.redcross.org/volunteertoday or contact your local office:

Jose Sanchez
Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist
804-418-0251

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About AMERICAN RED CROSS

Location:

2825 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294, 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.‚Äč

Description

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;

...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Emergency & Safety
Community, Crisis Support, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Glen Allen, VA 23060

(37.66328,-77.52755)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Four 12-hour on call shifts Per Month w/ a Commitment of 6 Months or Eight 6-hour on call shifts Per Month w/ a Commitment of 6 Months.
  • Willingness to travel anywhere in Henrico County or Richmond City. Day Shift: 6am - 12pm and/or 12pm - 6pm. Lat Night Shift 12am - 6am.

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