Can you help answer the disaster call? - Yellowstone County

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross, Idaho/Montana Region

Volunteer as a Duty Officer and make a vital impact in local disaster response. As a Duty Officer, you'll be the first point of contact for individuals in our region seeking assistance by answering initial calls and dispatching local Red Cross volunteers to support families affected by home fires and other disasters. Your efforts will ensure that those in need receive essential temporary relief, including safe shelter, food, and clothing. No prior experience is necessary--comprehensive training will be provided.

Location: 100% Virtual - you can help during times of disaster from the comfort of your own home!

Time Commitment:

  • The Duty Officer position is broken up into 6-hour shifts where you would be on-call to answer the phone and would need access to a computer. Ideally, we ask that volunteers be willing to take one shift per week with a six-month commitment.
  • Shift Hours:12am-6am, 6am-12pm, 12pm-6pm, 6pm-12am. As a volunteer you will have the ability to sign-up for the days and times that work best for you!

Ready to make a difference? Here's how to get started!

  1. Go to redcross.org/volunteer to complete our online application. It takes less than 10 minutes!
  2. Once your application and background check are complete, a member of our team will reach out for a quick screening call. This allows us to make sure this position is the perfect fit for your interest, availability, and needs.
  3. We’ll get you connected and provide all necessary training to ensure you feel supported and successful as a volunteer.

Questions?

Email our team at IDMT.Recruiting@redcross.org for more information about this or other positions.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Billings, MT 83705

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKENDS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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