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DRO: Disaster Action Team (DAT) Service Associate

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Disaster Relief Operations is seeking Disaster Action Team (DAT) members to serve as workers on a DAT response to provide 24-hour immediate support and assistance to individuals and families who have been impacted by a home fire or other local disaster in NE and IA.

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.
  • Commits to being available during assigned shifts and communicates scheduling conflicts with DAT Leadership.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by DAT Leadership.
Qualifications
  • Required:
  • Demonstrated commitment to mission of the American Red Cross
  • Remains current with all required training.
  • Able to respond reliably to local disasters when on call.
  • Able to follow Red Cross DAT and other related standards and procedures.
  • Reliable access to technology (including smartphone and laptop or computer)
  • Ability to learn and use Red Cross systems, including RC Care and RC Respond 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.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

Disaster Relief Operations is seeking Disaster Action Team (DAT) members to serve as workers on a DAT response to provide 24-hour immediate support and assistance to individuals and families who have been impacted by a home fire or other…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Omaha, NE
Associated Location

Can reside anywhere in Nebraska or Iowa

Omaha, NE, USA

How to Apply

Feel free to contact me via email with questions or go to website to apply. Thank you!

Feel free to contact me via email with questions or go to website to apply. Thank you!

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