Volunteer Disaster Action Team Members Needed in Robertson County, TN.

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Tennessee Region

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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.

Disaster Action Team Specialist

  • Works as part of an assigned team to respond to local disasters.
  • Commits to being available during assigned shifts.
  • Provides care, comfort and compassion to clients (in accordance with Red Cross standards and procedures).
  • Works with on-scene DAT leader to assess whether additional resources/support are required.
  • Attends regularly scheduled team/DAT meetings as required by Chapter/Region.

Required:

  • Must have a valid driver's license and/or a timely, reliable way to get to the scene
  • Written and verbal communications skills
  • Pass a background check

Join Us!

Apply at: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=93632&h=986&p=571126
(Tip: Photograph your government-issued Photo ID before you get started.)

Or Email GiveTime@redcross.org with questions.

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About American Red Cross - Tennessee Region

Location:

2201 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, 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 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Disaster Relief
Community, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Springfield, TN 37172

(36.50921,-86.885)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 to 12 hours per month depending on response
  • Must be able to stay calm during high stressful responses (fire, flood, tornado) and able to take a response call at night when needed.

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