Be a Part of the Disaster Action Team!: Hawaii: Disaster Action Team Oahu - Day: Limited Responder M


(21.266626,-157.79842)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

4155 Diamond Head RoadHonolulu, HI 96816

About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
To provide a timely response to disaster incidents in the county and to ensure the mental health services needs of Red Cross clients and workers are addressed. The mission of Disaster Mental Health is to provide for and respond to the psychosocial needs

OPEN TIME DAYS

The Day Disaster Action Team is on-call weekdays Monday through Friday from 5am to 5pm. Members must sign up for a minimum of one on-call shift per week.⦆ During an on-call shift, the volunteer must be accessible by phone and willing to respond immediately to local disasters if called.⦆ On-call shifts are for a 12 hour period.

Limited Responders for Mental Health are only called to the scene if there are mental health needs created by the disaster.⦆ Often, Limited Responders for Mental Health can work with clients via phone and do not need to go directly to the scene of the disaster.

REQUIRED TRAINING
  • Orientation to American Red Cross
  • Disaster Services: An Overview
  • Foundations of Disaster Mental Health
  • Psychological First Aid strongly recommended
  • Disaster Action Team Orientation - strongly recommended

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Once trained may remain active as long as required training is updated and participation requirement
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