American Red Cross of Omaha Council Bluffs Metro

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Jill Orton
Main Address:
2912 S 80th Ave.
Omaha, NE 68124
Dewey Location
3838 Dewey Ave
Omaha, NE 68105
West O
729 N. 132nd Street
Omaha, NE 68154
Volunteer Opportunity:

DCS: Disaster Action Team (DAT) Duty Officer

This volunteer ensures timely activation and monitoring of local and regional DAT responses. The Duty Officer supports the DAT program either at the chapter/territory or region level.


May determine if Red Cross action is required; may decide if Red Cross will respond via DAT.
Uses event triggers such as size, scope, and type of the event to direct the DAT response.
Works with on-scene DAT leadership to support the response and provide technical guidance.
Support and trains new Duty Officers.

Dispatch DAT members and monitor the response to ensure appropriate resources are made available.
Activate Disaster Health Services, Disaster Mental Health, and Disaster Spiritual Care, Public Affairs when requested.
Documents incoming disaster notification and creates & verifies events in RC View, when applicable.
May be required to monitor activity across multiple DAT responses.
Notify Chapter and Regional staff of significant events, and contribute to an Initial Incident Report, when appropriate.
Attends regularly scheduled team/DAT meetings as required by Chapter/Region.


Open to

Skills Needed

No skills required


Next occurrence is
Wed, 01/20/2021  
Repeats every day from Nov 24th, 2020 to Jan 31st, 2021.
Opportunity can occur at any time, day or night, within a selected date range.

Location Details

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