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Southern Missouri - Do you want to make a direct, front-line impact in your community? Volunteer to respond on-scene to house fires (or other local disasters)

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Southern Missouri - Do you want to make a direct, front-line impact in your community? Volunteer to respond on-scene to house fires (or other local disasters)

Volunteers Needed to Help Families when affected by Home Fires/Disaster 

NOTE - THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR SOUTHERN MISSOURI RESIDENTS ONLY!

Do you want to make a direct, front-line impact in your community? Here’s an opportunity to respond on-scene with other volunteers to house fires (or other local disasters). Apply at THIS LINK today!  

Responsibilities 

  • Works as part of an assigned team to respond to local disasters within two hours. 
  • Works with on-scene lead to assess whether additional resources/support are required and communicate 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 mission of the American Red Cross 
  • Remains current with all required training and ready 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, in-paper and online 
  • 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 reliable transportation. 

Physical Requirements 

  • Stand for two-hour periods 
  • Walk on uneven terrain, up to two miles a shift. 
  • Work in extreme weather conditions, hot or cold 
  • Spend hours writing 
  • Speak clearly on the phone and in person 
  • Drive in daytime and at night 

What Our Volunteers Are Saying 

  • "Being able to help someone in one of their greatest times of need is a feeling like no other" ~Charlie V. 
  • “It’s a wonderful feeling being able to help someone affected by a house fire, who literally, may only have the clothes on their back." ~Julie M. 

How to get started 

Volunteers Needed to Help Families when affected by Home Fires/Disaster 

NOTE - THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR SOUTHERN MISSOURI RESIDENTS ONLY!

Do you want to make a direct, front-line impact in your community? Here’s an opportunity to respond…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    August 9, 2021
    7:00 PM CDT
    12:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    September 9, 2021
    11:59 PM CDT
    4:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

On-site

Southern Missouri Residents

Springfield, MO, USA
Directions

All Southern Missouri Residents Welcome!

How to Apply

Apply at the link given!

Apply at the link given!

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