Disaster Action Team (DAT) Service Associate (Volunteer Position)
Offer Valid: 04/09/2021 - 06/30/2021
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)
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
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.
Loess Hills Environmental - Through a grant from Iowa Workforce Development, Loess Hills Environmental is offering free American Red Cross first aid/CPR/AED and bloodborne pathogens training to workers whose employment has been impacted by COVID-19.