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Volunteer Disaster Responder in Washington County

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Southwestern PA - Washington - Disaster Action Team Member

Opportunity Detail


Purpose: To participate in all DAT program support and capacity building activities necessary to ensure effective service delivery during a DAT response.


Reports To: DCS: Southwestern PA - Allegheny - DAT Team Leader


Responsibilities: 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
  2. participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities.
  3. Completes all required training and maintains current training standard as DAT program requirements change.
  4. Attends regular team meetings and training as required by the region/territory.
  5. Completes assigned projects and local response activities according to the needs of the DAT program.
  6. (Preparing vehicles, response materials, administrative support of the DAT program and other tasks assigned by the DAT Leader.

Qualifications: Ability to:

  • Follow and execute requests received from supervisor with little or no supervision.
  • Adapt to change, negotiate compromise and tolerate ambiguity.
  • Build effective relationships with others who can help with work-related goals.

Relationships: Works closely with all other DAT Members to ensure team goals are achieved.

Length of Appointment: Once trained, may remain active as long as able to perform the assigned tasks.


Development Opportunities:

DAT Service Associate on a DAT response

  • DAT Team Leader in support of the DAT preparedness
  • DAT Supervisor on a DAT response

Southwestern PA - Washington - Disaster Action Team Member

Opportunity Detail


Purpose: To participate in all DAT program support and capacity building activities necessary to ensure effective service delivery during a DAT response…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site
430 Johnson Road, Washington, PA 15301, United States

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