Help Deploy Volunteers to National Disasters! - Missoula

Published

09/13/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Missoula
Montana
United States

Description

The Idaho and Montana Region is looking for volunteers willing to be trained to help us deploy Red Cross volunteers to national and local disasters. This is NOT a deploying position. The Deployment Officer is a virtual position whose purpose is to maintain, deploy, and recruit volunteers to serve across the region and nation during disaster responses.


You will be an essential part of the American Red Cross Idaho Montana Region response team. This position is created to initiate and manage responses to all duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Notification to disaster responders that a response is imminent or has been activated
  • Maintaining availability information of members
  • Recruiting members for open positions
  • Deploying members to Disaster Relief Operations
  • Debrief returning members


Data Management

  • Maintain member profile information in Volunteer Connection
  • Data Quality Assessment Reporting/Tool
  • Identifies essential data points that are assessed for completeness and accuracy and then verified to ensure accurate data in the system
  • Disaster Responder status
  • Coordinate with Health Services regarding Hardship Codes & Health Status Records
  • Communicate with member regarding GAP & Deployment Process
  • Promotion/Reassignments
  • Coordination of Reassignment Packets to proper level of leadership
  • Monitor the DWA Team email box
  • Maintain electronic communication with members. Some must be kept confidential


This is NOT an "on-scene" type disaster response position and can be done from the comfort of volunteers’ homes.

Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Training Provided

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