Join our emergency roster - RED
The CARE International Roster for Emergency Deployments (RED) is a team of experienced personnel located across the globe who are available to be called on at short notice to work for CARE in humanitarian emergencies.
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Members can be deployed anywhere there is a significant humanitarian crisis, including those countries where CARE currently operates or in countries where CARE does not have existing operations. Members may be employees of CARE or suitably experienced and qualified external personnel.
Being part of RED will give you an opportunity to expand your skills and experience by being at the centre of action when CARE responds to major humanitarian disasters.
Types of emergency roles
The types of positions commonly filled by members of RED include:
Team leaders and program assessment coordinators
Program support specialists including safety and security advisors, logisticians, human resource, admin and finance specialists, information managers and procurement, telecommunications, media specialists
Technical sector specialists including camp management, water and sanitation, shelter and reconstruction, nutrition, public health, psycho-social, protection, gender and diversity, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation, proposal writing, food security and distribution.
How the roster works
In the event of an emergency, the number of job vacancies will vary according to the scope and scale of each response. As the need for short -term, emergency personnel are identified the pre-selected staff on the emergency roster are matched against the criteria of each job vacancy and contacted accordingly for deployment. RED personnel are usually posted during the critical phase of an emergency. If selected for an assignment you would need to be ready to travel within 2-3 days and may be required to work in country for 1-3 months.
Emergency roster members are part of an extraordinary team that lead CARE's response to humanitarian emergencies. You will benefit from training and experience and develop valuable on-the-job leadership skills. When selected for an assignment you will be deployed as an international employee or consultant. Salaries and benefits paid will be in line with the staffing policies of the CARE lead member who hires you. You will receive a suitable per diem, be supported with travel arrangements and insurance is provided for travel and the duration of the assignment.