Attention Healthcare Professionals -- Help Nationally @ Red Cross Disaster Shelters
American Red Cross of Southeastern PA
Join a FREE online presentation, Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 12:30PM (East Coast Time).
RSVP at https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=vms_public_form&form_id=8185
Confirmation will include a link to the online meeting. Looking forward to seeing you then.
DISASTER HEALTH SERVICES ASSOCIATES & SUPERVISORS For licensed healthcare professionals!
Work in person in alignment with your licensure at a Red Cross shelter before, during, and/or after a disaster. Duties included providing hands-on healthcare to shelter residents including assistance with daily living, wound care, incontinence care, functional needs, etc., plus providing health education and helping to replace medications, durable equipment, and consumable supplies. Supervisors lead and support an assigned team, acting as the liaison to the Shelter Manager. Both positions require unencumbered license in medical field, willingness to work in a COVID environment, strong relationship building and communications skills along with availability to complete self-paced online training.
Contact Eileen.printz@RedCross.org for more details, including required training. Most national deployments call for 14 day availability and ability to work long shifts on consecutive days. All travel & accommodation costs covered.
About American Red Cross of Southeastern PA
2221 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, US
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.
The American Red Cross offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities -- including:
Over 90% of what we do is done and led by amazing Red Cross Volunteers! Join our team. Meet new friends. Learn new skills. Help where and when it is needed most. All based on your interests and availability.
- Biomedical/Blood Services as an Screener, Ambassador or Driver
- Disaster Cycle Services as a Responder (locally and/or nationally) or Recovery Caseworker
- Emergency Preparedness as a Smoke Alarm Installer or Youth Educator
- Community Outreach
- Volunteer Services
- Service to the Armed Forces