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Disaster Action Team (DAT) Member

Purpose: Assist Red Cross in delivering mission by alleviating human suffering caused by disasters.

Key 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 to Team Leader about availability and readiness on a regular basis

Time Commitment: Choose your availability on an availability and rotation schedule.


  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the American Red Cross
  • Be able to follow region/chapter and current Red Cross disaster guidance

Training: Orientation and training will be provided

Development Opportunities:

  • Be a valued member of a Red Cross service that alleviates human suffering
  • Enhance personal organizational and leadership skills
  • Make a positive impact on clients' lives
  • Receive training in Red Cross disaster response skills
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
This Opportunity is ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old