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AMERICAN RED CROSS

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We’re preparing for another extremely busy disaster season and it’s critical to have a trained, ready volunteer workforce to make sure we can provide relief at a moment’s notice. This year’s wildfire season is already very active and dangerous because of the severe drought and dry woodlands across the west. And experts are predicting we could see 10 or more hurricanes with winds anywhere from 74 to 111 miles per hour.

Licensed healthcare professionals needed! With predictions for a very active hurricane and wildfire season, disaster victims need your expert care and comfort. Training is free and CE credit is available. For those able to travel outside of their local area, a commitment of at least 10 consecutive days, with shifts of 8 or 12 hours each (we'll provide travel accommodations). Licensed required: RN, LPN, LVN, EMT, Paramedic, MD, DO, PA, NP, APRN. It’s the hardest job you will ever love!

If you can travel outside of your local area, a commitment of a least 14 consecutive days to volunteer for 8- or 12-hour shifts is needed (we'll provide travel accommodations). The hours are long, the work is hard, but the experience will change you forever.

To apply or learn more, visit: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=3873&h=990&p=413050 or contact your local office:

Charles White
charles.white6@redcross.org
804.382.8055

Safety First! Our need for volunteers is constant and our guidelines reflect the latest CDC and local-government COVID-19 safety recommendations.

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About AMERICAN RED CROSS

Location:

2825 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294, 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

Multiple locations Fredericksburg, VA 22407

(38.2679,-77.556)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Physician Assistant
  • EMT
  • Disaster Response
  • Healthcare
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • a commitment of at least 10 consecutive days, with shifts of 8 or 12 hours each
  • Licensed required: RN, LPN, LVN, EMT, Paramedic, MD, DO, PA, NP, APRN

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