Are you a leader in your faith community? Become a Spiritual Care Responder with the Red Cross!


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

The Disaster Spiritual Care Responder provides disaster spiritual care support to individuals and families who have been impacted by a disaster. Positions open in Prince Georges, Montgomery, Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria counties as well as DC.

You will:
* Assist disaster clients to utilize their own spiritual resources, values and faith in the midst of crisis, regardless of one's faith tradition.
* Participate in local responses, such as providing support to a family who has experienced a house fire.
* Be involved in preparedness efforts, such as the Home Fire Campaign or community disaster education.
* Assist the chapter in developing partnerships with local faith-based organizations.
* Facilitate long-term recovery for clients by providing spiritual and emotional support, and connection to local resources.
* Be available for staff who request spiritual care support.

You are:
* A disaster spiritual care provider from a National VOAD member organization; OR
* A professional or Board-certified chaplain; OR
* An endorsed leader in a local faith community

Skills

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Faith-based Leadership
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Relationship Building
  • Spiritual Healing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible

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