Be a Part of the Disaster Action Team!: Hawaii: Disaster Action Team Hawaii - South: Limited Respond


(19.72523,-155.0901)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

55 Ululani Street 96720Hilo, HI 96720

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

Two on-call shifts per month during which the individual is 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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