Canadian Red Cross | Croix-Rouge canadienne
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 and requirements
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
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 there a minimum age? : 18
Ideal for :Adults (18+)
Duration : ongoing
Start and end date : 2018-10-15 / 2019-03-31
Time commitment : Volunteers must be committed to on-call during scheduled hours. Volunteers may also work long hours with demanding work.
Time details :
LOCATION AND ACCESSIBILITY : Various Locations Across New Brunswick Fully Accessible Workplace
TRAINING : Successful candidates will be provided with first aid training.
DESCRIPTION EN FRANÇAIS
Habiletés et exigences
Y a-t-il un age obligatoire? 18
Idéal pour :
Date de début et de fin : 2018-10-15 / 2019-03-31
Disponibilité obligatoire :
LIEU DU TRAVAIL ET ACCESSIBILITÉ :
REQUEST MADE BY | DEMANDE FAITE PAR :
Volunteer Resource Services : PDA- Personal Disaster Assistance Supervisor (EN) | PDA- Personal Disaster Assistance Supervisor (EN)
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