• Disaster Action Team (DAT) Service Associate (Volunteer Position)

    Posted: 12/16/2020

    • Serve In Disaster Cycle Services on a Disaster Action Team as a volunteer worker on a DAT response to provide 24-hour immediate support and assistance to individuals and families who have been impacted by a home fire or other local disasters in Territory 3 (Omaha Council Bluffs Area)
    • Responsibilities
      • Works as part of an assigned team to respond to local disasters within two hours.
      • Has access to RC Care and can directly enter case data.
      • Works with on-scene lead to assess whether additional resources/support are required and communicates 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.
      • Able 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 and online interfaces.
      • 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.
      • Ability to take direction from steady state and operational leadership.
      • Strong written and verbal communications skills.