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Disaster Action Team Service Associate

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The American Red Cross Illinois Region is looking for passionate and dedicated people in the following counties: Lake, DuPage, and Cook to serve on a Disaster Action Team as a response volunteer. This role will provide 24-hour immediate support and assistance to individuals and families who have been impacted by a home fire or other local disaster.

Responsibilities:

  • Works as part of an assigned team to respond to local disasters within two hours.
  • Can directly enter case data.
  • Works with on-scene lead to assess whether additional resources/support are required and
  • Communicates those needs to Disaster Action Team Leadership.
  • Commits to being available during assigned shifts and communicates scheduling conflicts with Disaster Action Team Leadership.

Qualifications:

  • Able to respond reliably to local disasters when on call.
  • Able to follow Red Cross DAT and other related standards and procedures.
  • Reliable access to technology (including smartphone and laptop or computer)
  • 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 a timely, reliable way to get to the scene.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

Also must have the ability to:

  • Stand for two-hour periods
  • Sit for two-hour periods
  • Walk on uneven terrain
  • Walk for two miles during a shift
  • Work in extreme heat and/or humidity
  • Work in extreme cold
  • Spend hours writing
  • Speak clearly on the phone and in person
  • Climb two or more flights of stairs
  • Drive in daytime and at night




The American Red Cross Illinois Region is looking for passionate and dedicated people in the following counties: Lake, DuPage, and Cook to serve on a Disaster Action Team as a response volunteer. This role will provide 24-hour immediate…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Algumas horas por mês
  • Recorrência
    Recorrente

Localização

Presencial
Cook County, IL, USA

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