Disaster Action Team (DAT) Trainee

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Long-Term Project
Date and Location Ongoing
Days of Work:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Time(s) of Day:
No Preference
Address:
620 E Main St.
Endicott NY 13760
Project Details
Organization:
Project Category:
Internship, Service (Unpaid)
Weekly Hours:
1-20
People Needed:
3-5
Seeking:
No Preference
Project Description
The American Red Cross (Southern Tier Chapter) is seeking Disaster Action Team (DAT) Trainees on a rolling-basis. Students who are interested in and demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross and are at least 18 years old are encouraged to apply for this position. This opportunity is great for students because Trainees have the chance to choose their own hours in which they make themselves available to be on call. Responsibilities  Provide timely response to disasters and assist those affected  Respond to disaster scenes as assigned by Team Leader within two hours  Meet the needs of those affected by disasters such as the need for shelter and food by providing Red Cross Services  Complete forms related to services provided  Provide referrals to other agencies  Communicate with Team Leader about availability and readiness on a regular basis
Requirements
Training Required:
YES
Immunization Proof:
YES
Application Needed:
YES
Other Requirements

Requirements  Region/Chapter Volunteer Orientation  Disaster Services: An Overview (modules one and two)  Client Casework: Providing Emergency Assistance  Shelter Operations and Shelter Simulation  Psychological First Aid  Disaster Assessment Basics  DAT Orientation

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