Canadian Red Cross
Volunteer Resource Services
Emergency Response Team (ERT) Responder Volunteer


Emergency Response Team (ERT) Responder Volunteer qt187
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 questions and to apply, head to our website link for the online application.

Skills: 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 Communication skills – verbal and non-verbal cues, active listening, clearly able explain self and confirm understanding from client Attention to detail – accuracy in completing forms, giving information, completing necessar
Requirements: 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 Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent experience; Experience in an emergency environment, an asset.
Is this position adequate for youth (13-17)? No
Minimum age: 18
Maximum age: 65
Accessibility: Not accessible for wheelchair
Language for the opportunity: en-fr_asset


Location: Various Locations Across New Brunswick
Leader (Person in charge of volunteer):
Duration: Any Duration
Start date: 2019-01-29
End date: 2020-12-31
Commitment: Volunteers must be committed to on-call during scheduled hours. Volunteers may also work long hours with demanding work.
Time detail:

TRAINING PROVIDED: Successful candidates will be provided with first aid training.