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Norwalk Health Department

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Do you enjoy helping others and giving back to your community? If so, join the Norwalk Health Department’s Emergency Response Team. This team of people donates their time and expertise to prepare and respond to emergencies, and to promote healthy living throughout the year.

Emergency Response Team (ERT) volunteers include community members with both medical and non-medical backgrounds. Interpreters, home makers, chaplains, office workers, legal advisors, medical and public health professionals are all needed for key positions in the ERT program. Lend a hand when there’s a need and help the Norwalk Health Department help others. Use your current skills and develop new skills while gaining additional experience. AND... meet other people who share your interests. We provide training and insurance. You provide your time and skills. After training, no time commitment required.

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About Norwalk Health Department

Location:

137 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Norwalk Health Department is to prevent and control the spread of disease, promote a healthy environment, and protect the quality of life within our changing community.

Description

The Norwalk Health Department provides a variety of services & programs to fulfill its mission. Health Department staff, teach people about making healthy choices. We inspect restaurants, housing units & salons for safety & sanitation. We test the beach water; provide vaccines to people, including travelers; test & counsel people about sexually transmitted diseases; investigate disease outbreaks to help the community stay healthy & stop the spread of disease. The Health Department is building a volunteer program Emergency Response Team to assist with local health programs & respond to public health emergencies. The Health Department achieved accreditation through PHAB in June 2014.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Norwalk Health Department137 East AvenueNorwalk, CT 06851

(41.11234,-73.40736)
 

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • EMT
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Physician Assistant

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • After training, NO SPECIFIC time commitment.

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