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Disaster Duty Officer

If you're calm under pressure and can have the ability to work on a computer and phone for communications, consider helping Red Cross teams respond to local disasters.

This is also an excellent fit for a retired or active emergency responder, and anyone with dispatch or team management experience.

Check out a Disaster video here, info on DAT and Duty officer positions.

Duties:

*Regional Position

*Support response and recovery efforts during disasters (often home fires, sometimes flooding).

*Receive notifications & details about active/recent emergencies. 

*Activate & support response of local disaster workforce.

*Coordinate resources, use online case management & dispatch system.

Commitment:

*Yes, this requires time & energy. The experience will change you forever.

*At least eight- 6 hour on call shifts per month.

*Training and mentoring provided. 

Qualifications:

*Comfortable with computers & phones with a reliable internet connection.

*Ability to multitask, trouble shoot & catch details under tight timelines.

*Capable of providing steady support in a highly emotional situation.

Apply directly through this link: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=10143&h=234&p=1786210 

The American Red Cross relies on volunteers just like YOU! This is a great opportunity to meet other volunteers and help others! If this opportunity isn't the right fit, we have many others! Connect with us!

Disaster Duty Officer

If you're calm under pressure and can have the ability to work on a computer and phone for communications, consider helping Red Cross teams respond to local disasters.

This is also an excellent fit for a retired or active…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location

American Red Cross of Eastern New York

Utica, NY, USA

How to Apply

Apply directly via: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=10143&h=234&p=1786210

Once your identity is verified the American Red Cross will explore opportunities with you. Then, the training begins!

Apply directly via: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=10143&h=234&p=1786210

Once your identity is verified the American Red Cross will explore…

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