Disaster Action Team Member

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: American Red Cross

State: AL

Contact: laura.puranen@redcross.org
Laura Puranen, 3343063504
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Are you looking to do something life-changing in your community, work with a passionate team, and help others when it's needed most? Join us!

The American Red Cross is active in Elba, AL, and we're looking for volunteers to help with disaster relief. We help local families that need food, shelter, clothing and other emergency services after their home was lost in a fire or flood. In addition to helping after a disaster, Red Cross volunteers helped in preventing fires by installing smoke alarms at no cost to families.

Join us and volunteer with the Red Cross today! We work with your schedule and we will support you every step of the way. The training includes online courses and response calls. Watch the video below to see Red Cross volunteers in action, as you too can make a positive influence in your community. We work together as a cohesive unit and as one family. Sleeves Up. Hearts Open. All In.

Disaster Action Team: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yamNDUbsn0

Job Description:

To provide support and assistance to individuals and families who have been impacted by a local disaster.

Key Responsibilities:

- Works as part of an assigned team to respond to local disasters within two hours.
- Delivers immediate direct client assistance in accordance with Red Cross standards and procedures.
- Attends regularly scheduled team/DAT meetings by Chapter/Region.
- Commits to being available during assigned shifts, and communicate scheduling conflicts with DAT Leadership.

Qualifications:

- Demonstrated commitment to the Red Cross mission.
- Able to follow Red Cross DAT and other related standards and procedures.
- Must have a valid driver's license and/or a timely, reliable way to get to the scene.

Job Type: Part-time

Work Location:
On the road or work from home

Benefits:

Work from home
Flexible schedule
This Company Describes Its Culture as:

Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
Schedule:

Monday to Friday
On call
Company's website:

https://www.redcross.org/

Matching Interests: Emergency & Safety, Community, Disaster Relief

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