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Disaster Response Volunteer - Delaware County

Have compassion to share?

Want to make a difference for someone in need?

Can you make some time to help in your community?


If you answered yes to these questions, we need you as a Disaster Action Team Member! Disaster Action Team Members work as part of a team to provide 24-hour response to local disasters, primarily house fires, ensuring victims have basic necessities such as shelter, food and clothing. 


Become the best part of someone's worst day!  Volunteer with the American Red Cross, Disaster Cycle Services Department TODAY!

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Willingness to support the Red Cross Mission
  • Must commit to and be available to respond on-call when you register for a shift
  • Ensure clients affected by disaster have their immediate needs met
  • Be cooperative and professional
  • Conduct client interviews
  • Assess damage in homes
  • Provide needed resources to clients
  • Request additional resources/help when needed

 

Qualifications include:

  • Able to communicate between email and telephone
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Ability to provide one-on-one support to persons in crisis
  • Willing to respond as needed in challenging conditions (i.e. all weather types and long hours)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn and use technology related to the position
  • Ability to complete all required training in a timely manner 

 

Training is provided at no cost. The Red Cross asks that all disaster response volunteers complete all essential training and volunteer a minimum number of hours a month.

 

Questions? Please contact Rebecca Dungee, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist at rebecca.dungee@redcross.org.

Have compassion to share?

Want to make a difference for someone in need?

Can you make some time to help in your community?


If you answered yes to these questions, we need you as a Disaster Action Team Member! Disaster Action Team Members work as…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

On-site

American Red Cross, Central and Southern Ohio Region

Delaware, OH 43015, USA

How to Apply

If interested you can apply by visiting, www.redcross.org/volunteer, scroll down the page, and clicking on the blue "Apply Now" words. Just follow the directions from there to complete the application and background check. Be sure to have a photo ID handy (driver's license, passport, visa, state issued ID), you will be asked to upload a picture of it for identification purposes. After your application and background check process, a member of our volunteer screening team will reach out to you via phone/text/email - please be sure to respond! 

If interested you can apply by visiting, www.redcross.org/volunteer, scroll down the page, and clicking on the blue "Apply Now" words. Just follow the directions from there to complete…

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