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Position #: 2177
OrganizationCanadian Red Cross - Victoria
Position: Emergency Response Team Responder - Disaster Management
Impact Statement: The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.
Description: 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.


For more information, click the link of the application down below.
Training Details: First aid certification will be required for the position. Training will be provided in the succession of hire.
Working Conditions: Potential for responding in disaster areas, as well as difficult and unstable conditions (environmental, physical, social, etc.) and uncomfortable conditions (noise, odours, smoke, humidity, vulnerable clients). These stressful rapidly changing environments with limited information to make decisions have the potential to affect the physical and psychological state of the responders on site. Potential for basic or hardship living conditions/accommodations. The incumbent may need to stand for several hours. The incumbent may need to lift up to 20 kg of relief supplies during preparedness activities and during response. Ability to respond during non-traditional hours (i.e. late night or weekends) and long hours of work in a demanding context.
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Able to be on-call when scheduled
Ability to respond to local community (3 days minimum)
Ability to respond outside of their community (10 days minimum)
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations
Skill(s): Team Building, Communicate in Plain Language, Analysis, Empathy, Adaptability
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Address: 909 Fairfield Road Victoria, V8V 3A3
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