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DCS: Disaster Action Team (DAT) Virtual Responder - ARC of Greater Columbus

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DCS:  Disaster Action Team (DAT) Virtual Responder - ARC of Greater Columbus

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.

Ability to work in a 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

  • Start Date
    February 1, 2021
    12:00 AM EST
  • End Date
    April 30, 2021
    11:59 PM EDT
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

On-site

American Red Cross

995 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43205, United States

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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