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Disaster Health & Mental Health Services with The American Red Cross

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ORGANIZATION: VANTAGE Aging RSVP

Disaster - Health Services - VIRTUAL
Duties: Volunteers provide health-related services and secure resources to meet the health needs of people affected by disaster and of the volunteer workforce providing disaster relief. They assist families and individuals following local disaster responses by coordinating with physicians, pharmacies, and durable medical equipment providers to replace lost items. During a Disaster Relief Operation, this role will support sheltering, emergency aid, outreach activities, and the Integrated Care Condolence Team

Commitment: 2 weeks of on-call duty every 3 months.

Disaster - Mental Health - VIRTUAL
Duties: Volunteers provide short term crisis management for those who have been impacted by local disaster. This includes members of the affected community as well as other members of the Red Cross workforce experiencing the stress of disaster response. They provide interventions to people impacted by a disaster, help facilitate long-term recovery, and assist the development of partnerships with local mental health agencies.

Commitment: 2 weeks of on-call duty every 3 months

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About VANTAGE Aging RSVP

Location:

388 S Main St., Ste. 235, Akron, OH 44311, US

Mission Statement

Promoting a positive perspective on aging.

Description

VANTAGE Aging promotes positive aging through a variety of programs and services for older adults. Our nonprofit organization serves 38 counties and is headquartered in Akron, Ohio. In Summit and Medina Counties, we facilitate the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) for those 55 and older who want to make a meaningful impact in the community. We also offer employment training, home care and home health aide assistance, nutrition and home-delivered meal services, alcohol and drug addiction counseling, and mental health and prevention services.

CAUSE AREAS

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Seniors
Crisis Support, Disaster Relief, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Call Center
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Disaster Response
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Patient Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training

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