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American Red Cross - Western Missouri Region

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Description

Experts predict above-normal hurricane season; season runs June-November.

Expectations 13-19 named storms, 6-10 hurricanes, and 3-6 major hurricanes.

Disaster Health Services Supervisor is a temporary position assigned to work at a Red Cross shelter.

Are You a Licensed Healthcare Professional? Do You Have Supervisory Experience?

For licensed healthcare professionals only

  • Work in person in alignment with your licensure at a Red Cross shelter before, during, and/or after a disaster
  • Provide hands-on healthcare to shelter residents including assistance with daily living, wound care, incontinence care, functional needs, etc.
  • Offer health education and help replace medications, durable equipment, and consumable supplies
  • Supervisors (with related prior experience) lead assigned team, acting as liaison to Shelter Manager

Requirements :

  • Unencumbered license in medical field
  • Willingness to work in a COVID environment
  • Strong relationship building and communications skills
  • Completion of volunteer application (including background checks) and self-paced online training

Expectations:

  • Immediate availability to leave within 24 hours
    • 14-day deployment
    • Red Cross covers flights and expense of one checked bag; must be able to carry everything you pack!
    • Provided Mission Card (personal charge card) to cover approved expenses
  • Deployment arrival: "in process" with Staff Services
    • Shelters operate 24/7, consecutive days, multiple shifts, occasional "day off"
    • Lodging: No roommates (practicing social distancing) but expect to change rooms often and/or stay at shelter
    • Focus on client; be kind, flexible, and proactive; offer and ask for help; take care of yourself and each other
  • ALWAYS represent Red Cross professionally

How to get started

  • Complete the online application at www.redcross.org/volunteertoday
  • Questions? Email: RecruitMOAR@redcross.org
Click this link to register to learn more: https://bit.ly/HurricaneDeploy

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About American Red Cross - Western Missouri Region

Location:

211 W. Armour Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64111, 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

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Disaster Cleanup
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18

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