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Canadian Red Cross, Kelowna Office
Do you want to make a difference in your community? 
Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable in Canada and throughout the world, is currently seeking a Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Responder Volunteer for the Disaster Management program. 
 
What will you do: 
Working collaboratively as part of an experienced team of trained responders and supervisors, you will: Conduct client needs assessment to determine immediate and short-term needs of clients for items such as shelter, food, clothing, and transportation; Provide emotional care and comfort to clients; Provide referrals to partner agencies and other community-based groups for services; Work with your team and your supervisor to ensure response supplies are always properly stocked and available; Work with your team and your supervisor to ensure the overall health, safety and security of the team you work with; Conduct emergency preparedness activities. 
 
The Canadian Red Cross is committed to gender equality and social inclusion in our workplace. All volunteer applicants will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, nationality, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We welcome applications from all applicants particularly Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to the diversification and share our values. 
 
Please notify us as soon as possible of any adaptive measures you might require at any stage of the recruitment process.
Emergency Support Services Central Okanagan, Provincial Emergency Program
The RDCO Emergency Support Services team relies on volunteers whose aid is invaluable when an emergency arises in the Central Okanagan. ESS provides short-term assistance to those who are forced to leave their homes because of fire, floods, earthquakes or other emergencies. Volunteers are needed in both Lake Country and Peachland to serve their communities in times of disaster whether it’s one individual or thousands affected, by assisting in providing food, clothing, lodging & family reunification.
Emergency Disaster Services   Kelowna  Lake Country  Peachland  Westside 
The Salvation Army Kelowna Ministries, Kelowna Community Church
EDS mobilizes during a fire or similar crisis in the community. The specific task of the CCRU (Community Crisis Response Unit - mobile truck and kitchen), is to provide food and water for firemen and other emergency personnel on site. 
 
Volunteer team members serve as: 
 
EDS CCRU Driver 
EDS On Location with CCRU Cook and Server 
EDS CCRU and CCRU Garage Cleaning Crew 
EDS Emotional and Spiritual Care Team 
 
If you wish to be a candidate for EDS service please indicate this category as a volunteer interest. Please call our Volunteer Coordinator, Tamara, for more information and further questions you may have at 250-860-2329 ext. 333.
Canadian Red Cross, Kelowna Office
Do you want to make a difference in your community? 
Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable in Canada and throughout the world, is currently seeking an Emergency Response Team (ERT) Responder Volunteer for the Emergency Management program. 
 
What will you do 
Working collaboratively as part of an experienced team of trained responders, supervisors and a site manager, you will: 
Conduct emergency preparedness activities; Assess the needs of those affected by an emergency event; Provide services such as shelter, food, clothing, registration of evacuees; Provide emotional care and comfort within an emergency shelter, community reception centre, community recovery centre or through outreach activities in the community. 
 
The Canadian Red Cross is committed to gender equality and social inclusion in our workplace. All volunteer applicants will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, nationality, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We welcome applications from all applicants particularly Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to the diversification and share our values. 
 
Please notify us as soon as possible of any adaptive measures you might require at any stage of the recruitment process.