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DCS: Disaster Action Team (DAT) Duty Officer: ALMS (Virtual)

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Mississippi Region

  • 1 person is interested

This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) department. Most of the 60,000 emergencies that the Red Cross responds to each year are local, personal disasters like home fires. Disaster Action Teams (DAT) provide emotional support, financial assistance, and information to help families begin the process of recovery. The Disaster Action Team (DAT) Duty Officer ensures timely activation and monitoring of local and regional DAT responses. The Duty Officer supports the DAT program either at the chapter/territory or region level.

Required: · Reliable access to a computer, internet, and a phone. · Comfortable using and learning new technology · Commitment to use RC Care and RC Respond systems as needed · Able to prioritize multiple tasks in complex, rapidly changing and stressful situations. · Must be 18 years or older · Strong written and verbal communications skills. · Ability to work for long periods on a computer · Ability to speak clearly on the phone · Willingness to comply with current public health and Red Cross policies Preferred: · If no prior DAT experience, take part in a ride along on a DAT response or tabletop DAT response exercise.

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About American Red Cross - Mississippi Region


9 River Bend Pl., Flowood, MS 39232, 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.


Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs 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.


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


We'll work with your schedule.


9 River Bend PlaceFlowood, MS 39232



  • Customer Service
  • Disaster Response
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum: four (4) hours/one (1) shift per week; Maximum: up to 40 hours in a week.

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