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Emergency & Disaster Services

Listing Type:
Volunteer Position
Volunteer Overview:
Do you want to make a difference?

The Canadian Red Cross, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable in Canada and throughout the world, is currently seeking volunteers to join our Emergency Management team.

This is an opportunity to put your passion for emergency management to work to assist individuals, families and communities impacted by small or large disasters and emergencies.
Required Qualifications/Certifications:
Training Provided
Application Process:
Application Required
Listing Type:
Volunteer Position
Volunteer Overview:
The ERT Responder will be responsible for various emergency shelter and reception centre response activities in addition to other responsibilities related to emergency preparedness.
Required Qualifications/Certifications:
Some qualifications may be required [depending on position], Criminal Records Check, Class 5 Driver's License, Training Provided
Start Date:
01/07/2019
Application Process:
Application Required
Listing Type:
Volunteer Position
Volunteer Overview:
The ERT Supervisor may supervise a team of ERT Responders at the local level. The ERT Supervisor will organize and set up and manage a specific service during a response. The incumbent of this position supervises the work of the responders placed under their responsibility. There may be several services on the site.
Required Qualifications/Certifications:
Some qualifications may be required [depending on position], Criminal Records Check, Class 5 Driver's License
Start Date:
01/07/2019
Application Process:
Application Required
Listing Type:
Volunteer Position
Volunteer Overview:
The Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Team is activated to respond and provide assistance for up to the first 72 hours following a disaster. The incumbent of this position is responsible for conducting a needs assessment to determine the needs of the clients.
Required Qualifications/Certifications:
Some qualifications may be required [depending on position], Criminal Records Check, Class 5 Driver's License
Start Date:
01/07/2019
Application Process:
Application Required
Listing Type:
Volunteer Position
Volunteer Overview:
The Personal Disaster Assistance Team is activated to respond and provide assistance for up to the first 72 hours following a disaster. The PDA supervisor will supervise a team of PDA responders at the local level. The PDA Supervisor will provide, as appropriate, direct aid assessment for delivery of ESS services for relief, referral services, and/or recovery assistance, as well as, be responsible for planning and organizing ongoing preparedness activities.
Required Qualifications/Certifications:
Some qualifications may be required [depending on position], Criminal Records Check, Class 5 Driver's License
Application Process:
Application Required
Listing Type:
Workshop/Training
Volunteer Overview:
Participants in the emergency disaster training will learn about:
-Why is The Salvation Army involved in Emergency Disaster Services
-How do we provide assistance to our communities in British Columbia
-Emergency preparedness tools that can aid in response and recovery
-The roles that The Salvation Army and other community organizations play in response to recovery
-The importance of collaboration
-Incident command services that may already exist or can be established
Required Qualifications/Certifications:
N/A
Start Date:
02/21/2020
End Date:
02/22/2020
Application Process:
Registration Required