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DSC: Disaster Action Team (DAT) Virtual Responder

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DSC:  Disaster Action Team (DAT) Virtual Responder

Responsibilities:

-Works as part of an assigned team to respond to local disasters within two hours.

-Has access to RC Care and can directly enter case data.

-Works with on-scene lead to assess whether additional resources/support are required and

communicates those needs to DAT Leadership.

-Attends regularly scheduled team/DAT meetings as required by Chapter/Region.

Responsibilities:

-Commits to being available during assigned shifts and communicates scheduling conflicts with DAT

Leadership.


Other responsibilities as assigned by DAT Leadership.


Qualifications:

-Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross

-Remains current with all required training.

-Able to respond reliably when on call.

-Able to follow Red Cross DAT and other related standards and procedures.

-Ability to learn and use Red Cross systems and online interfaces.

Ability to work in challenging and stressful conditions such as poor air quality, uneven ground,

adverse weather, etc.


Must have a valid driver's license and/or a timely, reliable way to get to the scene.


Ability to take direction from steady-state and operational leadership.

Responsibilities:

-Works as part of an assigned team to respond to local disasters within two hours.

-Has access to RC Care and can directly enter case data.

-Works with on-scene lead to assess whether additional resources/support are required…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

On-site

South Central Ohio Chapter

181 N Bridge St, Chillicothe, OH 45601, USA

How to Apply

1.   Visit https://www.redcross.org/volunteer/become-a-volunteer.html

2.   Scroll down the page to the blue “Apply Now” words and click on them

3.   Create a username and password in Volunteer Connections

4.   Then complete all application steps including authorizing a background check


Please be sure to complete all the steps! In order to become a volunteer with the American Red Cross, all candidates must complete the application steps, background check, and talk with a volunteer screener. The screener will contact you, once your background check and application are complete.

1.   Visit https://www.redcross.org/volunteer/become-a-volunteer.html

2.   Scroll down the page to the blue “Apply Now” words and click on them

3.   Create a username and password in Volunteer…

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