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Position # 2179
OrganizationCanadian Red Cross - Victoria
Position Personal Disaster Assistance 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 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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Training Details A valid provincial driver's licence and First Aid certification is required (training will be provided for successful candidates)
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Ability to respond during non-traditional hours, and be able to work long hours in a demanding context.
Ability to be on call when required
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Accessibility Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest Leadership/Management
Skill(s) Communicate in Plain Language, Analysis, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Empathy, Adaptability
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