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URGENT!! Disaster Relief Red Cross Disaster Medical Volunteer NEEDED! Impact Your Community!

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American Red Cross - San Bernardino HIGH DESERT County Chapter

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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What is a Disaster Health Services volunteer?
We are currently in need of volunteers with a MEDICAL LICENSE able to respond to sheltering needs due to the current hurricane/wildfire season during COVID-19 and following COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands on care for shelter clients to include but not limited to assistance with activities of daily living, wound care, incontinence care, assistance with functional needs.
  • Provide health education, health assessments and determination if a higher level of care is needed. Assist clients to replace medications, durable medical equipment or consumable medical supplies.
  • Advocate for client needs with Disaster Health Services supervisor.
  • Support maternal and child needs as necessary.
  • Complete required virtual self-paced training required for the position

Requirements: A current, unencumbered license in at least one of the following professions: Registered Nurse (RN) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)* Paramedic* Medical Doctor (MD) Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) Physician Assistant (PA) Nurse Practitioner (NP) Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Willing and able to volunteer in person in a COVID -19 disaster shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event Availability to sign up for multiple (shifts may be 8 or 12 hours long) (Riverside and San Bernardino counties have OPEN shelters needing volunteers)
  • Volunteers must be able to travel to San Bernardino (ACTIVE WILDFIRES)
  • Ability to read, write, and follow verbal and written instructions in English
Time Commitment:
  • Availability to sign up for shifts of your choice (shifts are 8 -12 hours long)
  • Willing to complete 4 hours of virtual self-paced training within 48 hours
  • Volunteers must be able to travel to San Bernardino (ACTIVE WILD-FIRES)

Training: We provide all the training!

"WE ARE LOOKING FOR LOCAL HEROES TO POSITIVELY IMPACT YOUR COMMUNITY"

Sign-up to volunteer today ! Please email questions to Juana Zapata, the Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist, at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org or (951) 205-6689.

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About American Red Cross - San Bernardino HIGH DESERT County Chapter

Location:

10600 N. Trademark Parkway, Suite 406, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730, 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.‚Äč

Description

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;

...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Community
Disaster Relief
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

17199 Yuma StVictorville, CA 92395

(34.47301,-117.2875)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • EMT
  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • -Availability to sign up for shifts of your choice (shifts are 8 -12 hours long) -Volunteers must be able to travel to San Bernardino and Riverside County (ACTIVE WILDFIRES)
  • *Must complete 4 hours of virtual self-paced training within 48 hours

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