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Volunteer information and Planning Team Member American Red Cross – Pittsburgh, PA

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American Red Cross Greater PA Region


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DCS: Southwestern PA - Information and Planning Team Member

Opportunity Detail

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to perform Information Planning readiness and capacity building activities needed to

enable effective service delivery (in a disaster response).

Reports To: DCS: Southwestern PA - Information and Planning Team Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Information and Planning is responsible for gathering assessment and operational data required for effective management of a response, including information about the scope of the disaster and the effectiveness of the response.
  • The data compiled by Information and Planning supports reports to donors about the effective use of the resources they have provided to the Red Cross.
  • This position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Information Planning program including:
  • 1) Planning activities including Analysis and Planning, Disaster Assessment, Financial and Statistical
  • Information, and Information Dissemination.
  • 2) Management and use information management technology platforms for Disaster Response and Recovery
  • (DSARS, RCView, etc.)
  • 3) Providing operational planning support in both Blue Sky and Gray to events
  • Time Commitment: Any time between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday -Friday. For field work during the first 72 hours of a local
  • disaster.

Qualifications: Ability to:

  • Follow and implement 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.
  • Be sensitive in human interactions to diversity inclusiveness.
  • Work toward service associate position in at least one Mass Care activity

Relationships:

Works closely with all other Information Planning Team Members to ensure team goals are achieved.

Length of Apptmt: Minimum of 3 months preferred, renewable. Once trained, may remain active as long as required training is updated.

Training:

5266 Data Collection

Disaster Operations Control: Form 5266 Fundamentals

Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview

RC View for Viewers (When Fielded)

Volunteer

DCS: Southwestern PA - Information and Planning Team Member

Opportunity Detail

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to perform Information Planning readiness and capacity building activities needed to

enable effective service…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

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