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American Red Cross Disaster Action Team!

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We need you to join the Disaster Action Team to help others!

On average, the Red Cross responds to approximately 64,000 disasters a year. Of these, about 50,000 are single and multi-family fires and other localized events to which the Red Cross Disaster Action Teams respond.

Disaster Action Teams 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.

This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Disaster Action Team program including:

1.     Supporting the annual goals, RDO objectives, and regional/chapter plan for DAT services through participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities.

2.     Completes all required training and maintains current training standard as DAT program requirements change.

3.     Attends regular team meetings and training as required by the region/territory.

4.     Completes assigned projects and local response activities according to the needs of the DAT program. (Preparing vehicles, response materials, administrative support of the DAT program and other tasks assigned by the DAT Leader.

For more info or to sign up, contact Sandy at sandy.zuiderhoek@redcross.org or 334-201-1620.

We need you to join the Disaster Action Team to help others!

On average, the Red Cross responds to approximately 64,000 disasters a year. Of these, about 50,000 are single and multi-family fires and other localized events to which the Red Cross…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    November 2, 2021
    1:00 PM CDT
    6:00 PM UTC
  • End Date
    December 30, 2022
    1:59 AM CST
    7:59 AM UTC
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

On-site
Birmingham, AL, USA
Directions

Multiple cities:

Blount, Calhoun, Cleburne, Cullman, Jefferson, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, and Winston Counties

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