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PLACEMENT PURPOSE
The Disaster Mental Health Program provides services to meet the mental health needs of individuals and communities directly impacted by disaster. These services are typically available within hours of notification. Disaster Mental Health (DMH) responders provide approved disaster mental health interventions that focus on basic care, support and crisis management for individuals experiencing disaster-related stress.

OPEN TIME DAYS
One to four hours a month, available for on-call disaster response

REQUIRED TRAINING
Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview
Disaster Mental Health Fundamentals
Disaster Mental Health Introduction
Disaster Mental Health Essentials
Psychological First Aid

Must have a professional license in a mental health field

Please go to www.redcross.org and complete the online application (including background check). Once your application has been completed a member of the Volunteer Services team will be in touch with you to get you started on your volunteer journey. Thank you.

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About American Red Cross

Location:

807 Carol Street, Fayetteville, NC 28303, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Each day, thousands of people - people just like you - provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world.

We roll up our sleeves and donate time, money and blood. We learn or teach life-saving skills so our communities can be better prepared when the need arises. We do this every day because the Red Cross is needed - every day.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4737 University DriveDurham, NC 27707

(35.95297,-78.96374)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Crisis Counseling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours a month minimum
  • As long as mutually desired

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