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DCS: Disaster Action Team (DAT) Virtual Responder

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DCS:  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.

-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.

- 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 communication skills.

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

East Central Ohio Chapter

143 S 30th St, Newark, OH 43055, 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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