Syracuse NY-VOLUNTEER WITH RED CROSS FROM HOME!

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross in Eastern New York

Disaster Cycle Services Duty Officer (aka Dispatcher)

Support local disaster responses from your home!

Do you reside in Eastern NY and have a strong desire to volunteer with Red Cross?

  • Liaise with local authorities by phone and computer, serving critical communications need.
  • Dispatch and support Red Cross disaster responders.
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 & 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.

Commitment:

  • Please understand that this is a volunteer opportunity ONLY
  • Virtual regional VOLUNTEER position using home phone and Internet covering the entire Easter NY Region.
  • Customizable on-call three 4-6 hour shifts per month which you schedule. If nothing happens during your window of availability, go about your normal day. But if there is an event, the expectation is you can put aside what you are doing to respond.

Qualifications:

  • Must reside in Eastern NY
  • Minimum age 18.
  • Access to smart phone, computer, and Internet with ability to send/receive text messages.
  • Willingness to use/learn new technology required for event documentation and support.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Comfortable working independently.
  • Ability to read, write, and follow verbal and written instructions in English.

Questions?

Call 315-777-0411

OR Email us at joineny@redcross.org

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

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

33 Everett RoadAlbany, NY 12205

(42.68937,-73.77766)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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