Disaster Action Team Member (Mitchell County)

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: American Red Cross

Address: Will Vary,
Camilla, GA 31730

Contact: GARecruit@redcross.org
Recruitment Specialist - Volunteer Services, 4045753749
More Information: Click here

The American Red Cross brings light to one of the darkest times that any family will endure.Disaster Action Teams (DAT) provide 24-hour emergency response to local disasters, particularly house fires, ensuring that those affected have access to resources for basic necessities such as food, shelter and clothing. We are looking for compassionate individuals that want to help families that are affected by disasters of all sizes, from home fires to hurricanes. The bulk of our responses are home fires, which we respond to on average of 12 per day across the state of Georgia. We need people who are patient and are good listeners.

DAT Responders need to be able to do initial casework virtually, including over the phone and using video conferencing. We will provide training as to how to use the software, but you need to have access to a smartphone and or computer for this role, and be comfortable with technology. There will be occasional opportunities to respond in person, so we need DAT responders who are willing to respond in person. Responders who go in person must follow all COVID-19 protocols, including Cover-Distance-Clean. Not every response will be the same so our volunteers must be able to adapt to change and conditions and execute requests from their lead with little or no supervision.

Matching Interests: Geared for 50+ volunteers, Homeless & Housing, Community, Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety

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