Disaster Dispatcher / Regional Duty Officer

Published

07/31/2018

Start Date

08/01/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

3131 N Vancouver Ave
Portland
OR
97227
United States

Description

The Dispatcher/Duty Officer is the on-call operations lead for the Cascades Region (Oregon and SW Washington) and ensures a timely and appropriate response to emergencies that occur with the region. The Dispatcher receives the initial request for assistance from first response agencies and individuals that have experienced a disaster; coordinates the mobilization and deployment of initial responders to the disaster scene; and provides ongoing technical assistance and deployment of additional support resources as needed.


This is an on-call position that can be done from a remote location, home or a Red Cross office. A committment of two, 8 hour shifts per month is required. Comprehensive training is provided.

Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

volunteer.cascades@redcross.org

If you are seeking a volunteer opportunity that will enable you to develop and enhance your leadership skills, please submit an application and select "Dispatcher / Regional Duty Officer" as your opportunity choice.

Here is the link to the on line application:

Red Cross Adult Volunteer Application

Questions? Send us an email to volunteer.cascades@redcross.org


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