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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Southeastern PA - Headquarters

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Support local disaster responses from your home!

Liaison with local authorities by phone and computer and dispatch and support Red Cross disaster responders.

Responsibilities include:
-Process requests from local authorities, determining if Red Cross action is warranted based on event triggers (i.e. size, scope, and type of event) All training provided, along with back up support as needed.
-Dispatch disaster response teams and resources and provide remote support.
-Complete and share documentation
-Attend regularly scheduled meetings and stay current on all training.
-Additional related duties as discussed with supervisor.

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About American Red Cross of Southeastern PA - Headquarters

Location:

2221 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 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

The American Red Cross offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities -- including:

  • Biomedical/Blood Services as an Screener, Ambassador or Driver
  • Disaster Cycle Services as a Responder (locally and/or nationally) or Recovery Caseworker
  • Emergency Preparedness as a Smoke Alarm Installer or Youth Educator
  • Logistics
  • Community Outreach
  • Volunteer Services
  • Service to the Armed Forces
  • Administration
Over 90% of what we do is done and led by amazing Red Cross Volunteers! Join our team. Meet new friends. Learn new skills. Help where and when it is needed most. All based on your interests and availability.

CAUSE AREAS

Computers & Technology
Disaster Relief
Computers & Technology, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations West Chester, PA 19382

(39.9426,-75.5955)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Virtual regional position using home phone and internet covering Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties. May work from Red Cross office if preferred.
  • Three customizable, on call, 4 hour shifts per month, WHICH YOU SCHEDULE. If nothing happens during your window of availability, go about your normal day. If there is a DCS event, the expectation is you can put aside what you are doing to respond.

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