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Are you a female veteran? Red Cross Loma Linda VA Clinic: Women's Veteran Program Volunteer Needed!

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American Red Cross - San Bernardino HIGH DESERT County Chapter

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Would you consider volunteering for the Women Veterans Program at the VA Loma Linda Clinic?

To Provide the reassuring of a compassionate companion for our women veterans in need while visiting the women’s clinic increasing the presence of women veterans within the VA improving the overall experience of women veterans creating a more welcoming environment.

Using Services:
Women's Health

Department & Location:
Women's program Offsite (Leased bldg)
Loma Linda VA Clinic
26001 Redlands Boulevard
Redlands, CA 92373

Time Requirments:
At least two days out of the week (staggered) with the collaboration of Voluntary Services

Specific Duties:
Veteran Care: -Assisting Women with navigating through appointments; - Offer information or Answer question about the medical facility services, benefits, transportation, etc.; -Helping Women Veteran feel comfortable at their VA so they will be more likely to return for care -Building the trust of women veterans by being positive, trusted, and confidential volunteer -Positive peer support -Set professional boundaries.

* Willingness to support the mission of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS) and the American Red Cross
* Support all veterans by performing assigned job requirements such as: Greeter, patient escort, refreshment cart support, lab runner, clinical administrative volunteer, recreation therapy assistant, information desk worker, patient visitor, MyHealtheVetKiosk guide, pharmacy assistant, hospice/respite care/No Veteran Dies Alone volunteer, special event support, transportation program driver, professional medical volunteer, and many more

Qualifications & Training Requirements:

Must be a female veteran Willing to donate time Compassionate in nature Fluent in the English language Strong interpersonal skills Complete specialized Privacy and information through TMS Pass live scan and government background check:

* Desire to help people
* Ability to show initiative, communicate, and work well with others
* Work with diverse populations
* Flexible; easily adapt to surroundings and tasks
* Must be able to achieve a successful VA background/security badging check

Performance Evaluation:
Annual

Training: Will be provided
* Orientation to the American Red Cross
* VAVS Orientation provided by the VA
* Specific job-related training provided by the VAVS Program Manager
* On the job training

"WE ARE LOOKING FOR LOCAL HEROES TO POSITIVELY IMPACT YOUR VETERAN 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.

Veterans & Military Families
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

17199 Yuma St Suite 2Victorville, CA 92395

(34.47301,-117.2875)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Veteran Care
  • Hospitality

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • At least two days out of the week (staggered) with the collaboration of Voluntary Services
  • Must be a female veteran.

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