American Red Cross - Eastern NC Region
Government Liaisons coordinate service delivery, share information, and seek partnership for more ef
Company: American Red Cross - Eastern NC Region
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Location: Wilmington, NC, 28401, US
Project Details

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
Government Liaisons, in local and state Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs), during disaster responses, collaborate with government partners to communicate, plan and coordinate service delivery to clients and communities, share information with key stakeholders, and seek opportunities for partnership that result in more efficient service to clients. Government Liaisons also perform these functions during exercises and trainings with government partners.

OPEN TIME DAYS
Initial Training 12 Hours
Annual Refresher Training/ Workshops 10 Hours
10-12 Hours Daily During Response Activations

REQUIRED TRAINING
  The Liaison should be familiar with the Red Cross doctrine and have a solid understanding of Concept of Operations, Disaster Cycle Services core and pillar processes.

Before deploying to an Emergency Operation Center with a mentor, new Government Liaisons should complete the following courses:

Government Operations Center Liaisons Fundamentals
Mass Care: An Overview
Concept of Operations Overview
Emergency Operations Center Desk Guide Review
Government Operations Center Liaison Standards & Procedures Review
FEMA ICS 100,200,700,800

To get started go to www.redcross.org and complete an online application. Once your application has been completed a member of the Volunteer Services Team will be in touch to get you started.
General requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 hours a month minimum
  • As long as mutually desired
  • Category
    Community
    Disaster Relief
    Skills Area
    Data Entry
    Disaster Response
    Safety & Disaster Education