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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. The PDA Responder will provide, as appropriate to agreements with the local authorities, Emergency Social Services (ESS) for relief, referral services and direct assistance for recovery, as well as, works with the PDA Supervisor to plan and organize ongoing preparedness activities. They may be asked to deliver services during a large-scale emergency response in their community.


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The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is activated for responses that exceed Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) capacity. The incumbent of this position will be assigned to deliver a specific service on site during a response, however, must know how to deliver all services at the ERT level. During non-response times, the ERT Responder may resume duties as a PDA Responder.


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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. They may be asked to deliver services during a large-scale emergency. The PDA Supervisor may be asked to represent Disaster Management on cross-functional working groups.


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The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is activated for a response that exceeds Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Team capacity. 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


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Do you want to make a difference in your community?

Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. 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 a Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Responder Volunteer for the Disaster Management program.

What will you do:

Working collaboratively as part of an experienced team of trained responders and supervisors, you will:

Conduct client needs assessment to determine immediate and short-term needs of clients for items such as shelter, food, clothing, and transportation

Provide emotional care and comfort to clients;

Provide referrals to partner agencies and other community-based groups for services;

Work with your team and your supervisor to ensure response supplies are always properly stocked and available;

Work with your team and your supervisor to ensure the overall health, safety and security of the team you work with;

Conduct emergency preparedness activities.

What you bring and can further develop with the organization:

Customer Service Skills – provide comfort and care, patience in dealing with upset clients, active listening to understanding needs, finding a solution and good communication so clients understand the services available and how to obtain them;

Commitment – to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross Movement and model the core competencies of the Canadian Red Cross: team excellence, service excellence, accountability and results focused;

Language – responders can deliver services as appropriate in English or French;
Communication skills – understanding of verbal and non-verbal cues, active listening, clearly able to explain and confirm understanding from client;

Attention to detail - accuracy in maintaining logs, in completing forms, giving information statistics and financial documentation for use of service, as required;

Data entry - able to enter data into a computerised database through a structured form. Able to use an email account to read, print and reply to emails (including opening attachments);

Teamwork - share information, be helpful, respectful, approachable, build strong relationships;

Dependability - Timely, takes initiative and ownership of work;

Remains calm during a crisis - Don’t allow emotions to get in the way, don’t take things personally, stay positive, and respond decisively.


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Do you want to make a difference in your community?

Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. 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 an Emergency Response Team (ERT) Responder Volunteer for the Emergency Management program.

What will you do

Working collaboratively as part of an experienced team of trained responders, supervisors and a site manager, you will:

Conduct emergency preparedness activities;
Assess the needs of those affected by an emergency event;
Provide services such as shelter, food, clothing, registration of evacuees;
Provide emotional care and comfort within an emergency shelter, community reception center, community recovery center or through outreach activities in the community;
What you bring and can further develop with the organization

Customer Service Skills – provide comfort and care, patience in dealing with upset clients, active listening to understanding needs, finding a solution and good communication so clients understand the services available and how to obtain them;
Commitment to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross Movement and model the core competencies of the Canadian Red Cross: team excellence, service excellence, accountability and results focused;
Language – responders can deliver services as appropriate in English or French;
Communication skills – understanding of verbal and non-verbal cues, active listening, clearly able to explain self and confirm understanding from client;
Attention to detail - accuracy in completing necessary paperwork and giving information;
Data entry - able to enter data into a computerised database through a structured form. Able to use an email account to read, print and reply to emails (including opening attachments).
Teamwork - share information, be helpful, respectful, approachable, build strong relationships;
Dependability - Timely, takes initiative and ownership of work;
Remains calm during a crisis - Don’t allow emotions to get in the way, don’t take things personally, stay positive, respond decisively.

Working conditions

The majority of preparedness work is performed in community or in an office environment which is clean and comfortable.
The majority of the response work is performed in an environment which is moderately clean and comfortable.
Potential for responding in disaster areas with vulnerable populations, as well as difficult and unstable conditions (environmental, physical, social, etc.) and uncomfortable conditions (noise, odours, smoke, humidity). Information about these conditions are provided at the time of the request to deploy.
If working in a response site, health and safety considerations will be outlined prior to the assignment.
Able to work non-traditional hours (daytime, evenings and weekends), be on-call and respond to emergency/disaster related requests periodically.
Ability to respond in your local community and outside of your community periodically. ERT Responders may be asked to deploy to a large-scale response in Canada, as required and available, for 3 days or more.
Completion of online courses as well as in-person training is required as part of orientation and ongoing learning.


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- Loads, unloads and transports equipment
- Ensures the separation of clean and dirty equipment throughout the transportation process
- Observes routine precautions in the handling of used equipment
- Follows all vehicle safety and maintenance policies and procedures
- Assists the Technician in the installation of equipment in clients’ homes
- Provides professional customer service
- Accepts and documents financial and equipment donations in support of Canadian Red Cross
- Performs cleaning and routine maintenance and inspection of returned equipment
- Understands and upholds the Red Cross Fundamental Principles and Mission Statement
- Complies with Red Cross HELP policies and procedures

Apply at:

https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRCS&cws=56&rid=3103&_ga=2.188851746.806205400.1538079664-453200624.1538079664


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*This position is available in Edmonton, Calgary.

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Client Services Volunteer for the Health Equipment Loan Program. Reporting to the Client Services Coordinator, this position provides frontline contact for in-person and telephone inquiries from the public with a primary responsibility to provide loans and accept returns of health equipment. The Canadian Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program is a short-term loan service which provides medical equipment (with medical referral) to people in need on a donation basis.

For further information about this opportunity, as well as application instructions, please visit the posting on the Canadian Red Cross online application portal:
https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRCS&cws=56&rid=2911

For any inquiries, please reach out to our Volunteer Resource Services (VRS) team:

Email: VRS@redcross.ca
Phone (toll-free): 1-844-818-2155


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*This position is available in Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge, Grand Prairie,and Red Deer (Alberta)*

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Program Admin Assistant Volunteer for the Health Equipment Loan Program.

Reporting to the HELP Client Services Coordinator, this position provides general office duties to ensure the effective and efficient operations of the HELP Program. The Canadian Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program is a short-term loan service which provides medical equipment (with medical referral) to people in need on a donation basis. The Program offers mobility, independence and safety to seniors and those recovering from illness or surgery in their own homes.

For further information about this opportunity, as well as application instructions, please visit the posting on the Canadian Red Cross online application portal: https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRCS&cws=56&rid=2913

For any inquiries, please reach out to our Volunteer Resource Services (VRS) team:

Email: VRS@redcross.ca
Phone (toll-free): 1-844-818-2155


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Region: Calgary, Edmonton, Grand Prairie, Lethbridge, AB

Application deadline: September 30, 2019

Do you enjoy working with others and making a difference in your community? Are you a friendly, outgoing person who enjoys meeting new people every day? Do you want to help the Canadian Red Cross help vulnerable people by providing much needed support to those who need it the most?

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking an Equipment Repair Technician Volunteer for the Health Equipment Loan Program. Reporting to the Lead Technician, this Volunteer Technician will assist with the processing, administration, cleaning, repair and maintenance of health equipment.

For further information about this opportunity, as well as application instructions, please visit the posting on the Canadian Red Cross application portal: https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRCS&cws=56&rid=2912&_ga=2.134840369.1543276730.1560892478-1370192677.1549144060

For inquiries, please reach out to our Volunteer Resource Services (VRS) team:
Email: VRS@redcross.ca
Phone (toll-free): 1-844-818-2155


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*This position is available in Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer (Alberta)*

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Team Lead Volunteer for the Health Equipment Loan Program (H.E.L.P). Reporting to the Assistant Coordinator this position provides leadership to a dedicated team of Client Service volunteers as well as direct support to in-person and telephone inquiries from the public with a primary responsibility to provide loans and accept returns of health equipment. This short-term loan service offers mobility, independence and safety to seniors and those recovering from illness or surgery in their own homes.

For further information about this opportunity, as well as application instructions, please visit the posting on the Canadian Red Cross online application portal: https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRCS&cws=56&rid=3102

For inquiries, please reach out to our Volunteer Resource Services (VRS) team:
Email: VRS@redcross.ca
Phone (toll-free): 1-844-818-2155


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The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking Reception and Administrative Support Volunteers. This position will report to Assistant Coordinator or Receptionists in varying sites in Alberta. The Volunteer is responsible to assist in the management of the reception area in which the primary focus is to provide switchboard and reception customer service. It is a first point of contact to The Canadian Red Cross office for staff, volunteers, deliveries and members of the public. This position will also assist in other administrative duties as required.

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking Reception and Administrative Support Volunteers. This position will report to Assistant Coordinator or Receptionists in varying sites in Alberta. The Volunteer is responsible to assist in the management of the reception area in which the primary focus is to provide switchboard and reception customer service. It is a first point of contact to The Canadian Red Cross office for staff, volunteers, deliveries and members of the public. This position will also assist in other administrative duties as required.


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