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Greater Kansas City - Do you want to make a direct, front-line impact in your community? Volunteer to respond on-scene to house fires (or other local disasters)

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Greater Kansas City - Do you want to make a direct, front-line impact in your community? Volunteer to respond on-scene to house fires (or other local disasters)

Volunteers Needed to Help Families when affected by Home Fires/Disaster 

NOTE - THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR GREATER KANSAS CITY AREA RESIDENTS ONLY!

Do you want to make a direct, front-line impact in your community? Here’s an opportunity to respond on-scene with other volunteers to house fires (or other local disasters). Apply at THIS LINK today!  

Responsibilities 

  • Works as part of an assigned team to respond to local disasters within two hours. 
  • Works with on-scene lead to assess whether additional resources/support are required and communicate those needs to DAT Leadership. 
  • Attends regularly scheduled team/DAT meetings as required by Chapter/Region. 
  • Commits to being available during assigned shifts and communicates scheduling conflicts with DAT Leadership. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by DAT Leadership. 

Qualifications 

  • Demonstrated commitment to mission of the American Red Cross 
  • Remains current with all required training and ready to respond reliably when on call 
  • Able to follow Red Cross DAT and other related standards and procedures 
  • Ability to learn and use Red Cross systems, in-paper and online 
  • 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 reliable transportation. 

Physical Requirements 

  • Stand for two-hour periods 
  • Walk on uneven terrain, up to two miles a shift. 
  • Work in extreme weather conditions, hot or cold 
  • Spend hours writing 
  • Speak clearly on the phone and in person 
  • Drive in daytime and at night 

What Our Volunteers Are Saying 

  • "Being able to help someone in one of their greatest times of need is a feeling like no other" ~Charlie V. 
  • “It’s a wonderful feeling being able to help someone affected by a house fire, who literally, may only have the clothes on their back." ~Julie M. 

How to get started 

Volunteers Needed to Help Families when affected by Home Fires/Disaster 

NOTE - THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR GREATER KANSAS CITY AREA RESIDENTS ONLY!

Do you want to make a direct, front-line impact in your community? Here’s an opportunity to respond…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Data de Início
    9 de agosto de 2021
    19:00 GMT-5
    00:00 UTC
  • Data de término
    9 de setembro de 2021
    23:59 GMT-5
    04:59 UTC
  • Agendar
    Dias da semana
  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Algumas horas por mês
  • Recorrência
    Recorrente
  • Acesso a Cadeirante

Localização

Presencial

Greater Kansas City Area Residents

Kansas City, MO, USA
Orientações

All Kansas City and Surrounding Residents Welcome!

Como se inscrever

Apply at the link given!

Apply at the link given!

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