ResponsibilitiesProvide timely response to disasters and assist those affectedInterview and assist individuals and families with their disaster-caused immediate needs, such as the need for shelter and food.Complete forms related to service and provide referrals to other agencies.Assist in the operation of shelters/evacuation centers, provide mass feeding and distribute relief supplies, as assigned.Communicate to Team Leader about availability and readiness on a regular basisTime Commitment
Varies. Choose your own availability.QualificationsMust be 18 years of age or older.Flexibility to respond to disasters on short notice.Be able to follow chapter guidance and current Red Cross disaster guidance.Length of Appointment
Once trained may remain active as long as required training is updated.Development OpportunitiesBe a valued member of a Red Cross service that alleviates human sufferingEnhance personal organizational and leadership skillsMake a positive impact on clients' livesReceive training in Red Cross disaster response skillsRequirementsAll training will be provided by the Red Cross. Minimum required training includes the General Volunteer Orientation, Disaster Services: An Overview and Disaster Action Team Fundamentals.