Disasters Call for Health Services
American Red Cross of Southeastern PA - Head Quarters
The American Red Cross Southeast Pennsylvania (SEPA) Region seeks volunteer Disaster Health Services Service Associates. Key responsibilities:
- Providing disaster health services to individual clients
- Collaborating with other functions in offering services at service delivery sites, including outreach activities, emergency aid station activities, integrated care condolence activities.
- Facilitating long-term recovery for clients by providing disaster health services support, support during the casework and recovery planning process, and referrals to higher level of care.
Providing staff health support as necessary.
Assisting the local region or territory in developing partnerships with local healthcare organizations.
Requires active unencumbered license or certification: RN, LPN/LVN, MD, D.O., EMT, PA, Paramedic. Retired RN, LPN/LVN license will be accepted, if the state issuing the license allows full scope of practice for volunteer work.
To learn more about this volunteer opportunity -- and all of the volunteer opportunities available at the Red Cross -- please email Ned.Bloom@redcross.org. Thank you.
About American Red Cross of Southeastern PA - Head Quarters
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