Disaster Action Team Duty Officer - Virtual Opportunity!

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Northern California Coastal Region

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Are you organized and flexible, and do you like to talk on the phone? Would you like to be essential to initiating coordinated assistance during times of disaster? If you answered yes to these questions, then the role of Disaster Action Team (DAT) Duty Officer might be something that interests you.

DAT Duty Officers are the lynchpin that holds a Red Cross disaster response together. DAT Duty Officers receive notification from clients and agencies requesting assistance during a fire, flood, or other disaster. They assess the situation and determine eligibility, then deploy the most appropriate resources to provide immediate assistance and damage assessment, initiate recovery planning and health and wellness services.


The DAT Duty Officer ensures the response team has the tools, knowledge, and resources they need in order to deliver quality services, all while monitoring the situation and providing support from the comfort of their own home. We offer extensive training and mentorship from experienced volunteer leadership to set you up for success in this essential response role.

Our DAT Duty Officers are grouped by territory:
  • Our "South" Duty Officers virtually support responses in the following counties: Santa Clara, Alameda, Merced, San Benito, Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Mateo
  • Our "North" Duty Officers support the following counties: Sonoma, Napa, San Francisco, Marin, Solano, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Contra Costa

4 Shifts

  • 12:00 AM to 06:00 AM - Spots available: 2
  • 06:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Spots available: 1
  • 12:00 PM to 06:00 PM - FULL
  • 06:00 PM to 12:00 AM - Spots available: 2
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About American Red Cross of Northern California Coastal Region

Location:

1663 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

Multiple locations Morgan Hill, CA 95037

(37.1253,-121.650)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Disaster Response
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • we ask that you sign up for at least one on-call shift a week (shifts are 6 hours in length). The more shifts you can take the quicker you will pick up this role!
  • Computer with internet access, smartphone

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