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Disaster Action Team Dispatcher

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American Red Cross, South and Central Ohio


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Disaster Action Team Dispatcher

Volunteer from Home!

Make a difference in your community without ever leaving your house!

The Disaster Action Team (DAT) Dispatchers ensure timely activation and monitoring of the local Disaster Response Teams. Dispatchers are an essential part of the the Disaster Response Teams in the local area!! They work on-call shifts and ensure that response teams are activated when needed, arrive at disasters, monitor the progress of the team, help allocate additional resources when needed and that the team arrives home safely.


Responsibilities:

  • May determine if Red Cross action is required
  • Uses event triggers such as size, scope and type to direct DAT response
  • Works with on-scene DAT leadership to support the response and provide technical guidance
  • Support and train new Duty Officers
  • Dispatch DAT Team
  • Monitor the response to ensure appropriate resources are made available
  • Activate Disaster Health Services, Disaster Mental Health, Disaster Spiritual Care and Public Affairs when requested
  • May be required to monitor activity across multiple DAT responses
  • Notify chapter/regional staff of significant events
  • Attends regularly scheduled team meetings


Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates leadership and communications skills
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross
  • Ability to remotely monitor and track details of DAT responses
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in complex and stressful situations
  • Proficient at Red Cross systems and working online
  • Sit/stand for minimum of 2-hour period
  • Work long periods on the computer
  • Speak clearly on the phone and in person


Training is provided at no cost. This positions requires that you volunteer at least 24 hours a month, in the form of 6-hour, on-call shifts. Volunteers register for the shifts that fit into their schedule. Volunteering in this position requires reliable access to a computer, internet connection and phone.


If interested you can apply by visiting, https://www.redcross.org/volunteer, scrolling down the page and clicking on the blue "Apply Now" words. Just follow the directions from there to complete the application and background check.


For question please contact Rebecca Dungee, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist at rebecca.dungee@redcross.org or at 614-395-3924.

Volunteer from Home!

Make a difference in your community without ever leaving your house!

The Disaster Action Team (DAT) Dispatchers ensure timely activation and monitoring of the local Disaster Response Teams. Dispatchers are an…

Detalles básicos

  • Se puede realizar a distancia
  • Formación incluida
  • Oportunidad Virtual
  • Accesible con Silla de Ruedas

Ubicación

American Red Cross, Central and Southern Ohio Region

Delaware, OH

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