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Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross Greater PA Region


Purpose: The Disaster Spiritual Care worker provides disaster spiritual care support to individuals and families who have been

impacted by a disaster.


Responsibilities:

1. Assist disaster clients to utilize their own spiritual resources, values and faith in the midst of crisis,

regardless of one's faith tradition.

2. Participate in local responses, such as providing support to a family who has experienced a house

fire.

3. Be involved in preparedness efforts, such as the Home Fire Campaign or community disaster

education.

4. Assist the chapter in developing partnerships with local faith-based organizations.

5. Facilitate long-term recovery for clients by providing spiritual and emotional support, and connection

to local resources.

6. Be available for staff who request spiritual care support.

7. Support other disaster responders before, during and after disaster response using staff mental

health strategies.

Qualifications: Basic qualifications:

A disaster spiritual care provider from a National VOAD member organization; OR

A professional or Board-certified chaplain; OR

An endorsed leader in a local faith community

See Disaster Spiritual Care Standards and Procedures for more information regarding application process.

Development Opp: Disaster Spiritual Care Chapter Coordinator

Training:

Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview

Disaster Spiritual Care Fundamentals

Psychological First Aid

Disaster Action Team Fundamentals

Shelter Fundamentals (recommended)

CPR/First Aid (recommended)

Casework and Recovery Planning Fundamentals (recommended)

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

Children & Youth
Community
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Erie, PA 15222

(40.44753,-79.9934)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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