Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+
Disaster Action Team Member Volunteer
Provide resources, comfort and hope to people and families in their time of need.
A Disaster Action Team (DAT) volunteer is a part of a team that responds to the scene of a local disasters including home fires and major storms to deliver Red Cross services. DAT volunteers ease the difficulties of people unexpectedly overwhelmed by disasters. Volunteers are called on to engage with clients, first responders, and the public.
DAT volunteers assist first responders on the scene by comforting and providing resources to families who are displaced from their homes. Commonly, disaster responders drive out to house fires to help families find a safe next place to spend the night and provide resources for ongoing support. Responders could also be called to open and operate shelters for major storms.
Ideal candidates are:
Compassionate, empathetic, and demonstrate impartiality
18 years or older
Have a valid driver’s license and vehicle
Have access to smartphone or computer
Available to be “on-call” as a responder 24/7, day and night, for one week per month to dispatch to potential disaster incidents
Attend monthly meetings and complete required training
Log in or Register
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Signup with team
This link allows you to participate in this opportunity with a team. When you click on the link you will have the option to:
- Choose an existing team you're already a member or captain of, or
- Create a new team to sign up.
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