ENGLISH INFORMATION (LA VERSION FRANÇAISE EST EN DESSOUS) Canadian Red Cross CONTACT INFORMATION Volunteer Resource Services
PDA- Personal Disaster Assistance Supervisor (EN)
VRS@redcross.ca https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRCS&cws=56&rid=2196&_ga=2.165959422.1170637949 Personal Disaster Assistance Supervisor 20 DESCRIPTION
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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Skills: Language requirements vary - responders must be able to deliver services as appropriate
Customer service skills - provides comfort and care, patience in dealing with upset clients, active listening to understanding needs, finding a solution and good communication so client understands services available and how to obtain
Leadership skills - give clear instructions and delegate, make informed decisions, able to problem solve, provide coaching and feedback to volunteers, support team environment
Communication skills - verbal and non-verbal cues, ac
Requirements: The incumbent must have the commitment to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross Movement and model the core competencies of the CRCS: team excellence, service excellence, accountability and results focused.
This position requires a satisfactory Canadian criminal record reference check.
This position requires a satisfactory vulnerable sector check
Valid driver's license is required if driving for society business; clear driver’s abstract (3 years) required if using Red Cross vehicles; access to transportation is mandatory
Completion of High School Diploma and/or equivalent experience;
Experience in managing a team (i.e. work team or as a coach);
Experience in Red Cross , Disaster Management or working in an emergency environment, an asset
Understanding of Red Cross role in disaster response, relief and recovery, an asset
Computer literacy is an asset
Is this position adequate for youth (13-17)? no
Minimum age: 18 Maximum age: 65
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Language for the opportunity: en-fr_asset
IDEAL FOR: Adults (18+)
Location: Various Locations Across New Brunswick
Leader (Person in charge of volunteer):
Start date: 2018-10-15
End date: 2019-03-31
Commitment: Volunteers must be committed to on-call during scheduled hours. Volunteers may also work long hours with demanding work.
TRAINING PROVIDED: Successful candidates will be provided with first aid training.