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Mental Health Professionals Turn your Passion into Action! - Ontario

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross Idaho and Montana

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Make a difference today! Use your professional skills to help individuals and families cope with the stress and trauma that follows disaster events.

As a Disaster Mental Health volunteer, you focus on easing disaster-related stress by providing emotional support to those impacted by disasters and to the Red Cross disaster responders. You identify immediate needs, teach coping and resiliency skills, and connect clients with mental health resources within their community.

  • Work virtually and as need in-person during disaster events
  • Training provided!
  • Ideal position for those with backgrounds as mental health providers, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or school counselors/psychologists.
  • Must hold master’s degree and unencumbered license or be recently retired from practice (within last 5 years).

Disaster Mental Health volunteers also work to build community resilience through local partnership development with mental health agencies. They support other disaster responders before, during, and after disasters by providing education and training for members of the community regarding emotional responses to disaster.

Share your skills! Click on the I want to Help button to email our team for more information and receive steps to complete your application.

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About American Red Cross Idaho and Montana

Location:

5380 W Franklin Rd, Boise, ID 83705, 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.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Ontario, OR 97914

(44.02655,-116.96294)
 

SKILLS

  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Disaster Response
  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies depending on client need and disaster response.

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