The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The purpose of this position is to be on-call to provide Disaster Mental Health services to clients and community in support of a Disaster Action Team (DAT) event such as a house fire in case of injuries or fatalities.
The Disaster Mental Health DAT Responder for Kauai - North will ensure:
Disaster Mental Health services are provided to clients, Red Cross responders and the community throughout Kauai - North effected by a DAT event.
Support and collaborate with other disaster functions before, during and after a disaster by acting as a subject matter expert.
Help clients find resources to meet future mental health needs resulting from the event.