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Provide Care and Comfort - Become a Disaster Health Volunteer! - Billings

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

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Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross, Idaho/Montana Region

As a licensed healthcare professional, you know the importance of quality care. During times of disaster, affected families in emergency shelters need access to basic healthcare. This is only possible through volunteers like you! Online training is free and CE credit are available. Start now to bring quality care to those when they need it the most.

The Red Cross is preparing for another extremely busy disaster season. It’s critical to have a trained and ready volunteer workforce to make sure we can provide relief at a moment’s notice. Be ready to stand up when disaster strikes by training now as a Disaster Health Service Associate.

As a Red Cross Disaster Health Service Associate volunteer, you'll be part of a team assisting those recovering from disaster at emergency shelters:

  • Provide hands on care for shelter clients to include but not limited to assistance with activities of daily living, wound care, incontinence care, assistance with functional needs.
  • Provide health education, health assessments and determination if a higher level of care is needed.
  • Assist clients to replace medications, durable medical equipment, or consumable medical supplies.
  • Availability to travel within region (multiple local shifts working 4-12-hour shifts on consecutive days) -or- travel to surrounding states (minimum of 14 days working 8- or 12-hour shifts on consecutive days). Travel and lodging expenses are covered.
  • Complete the required virtual self-paced training (approximately 13 hours of training) within 30 days.
  • 5.25 continuing education contact hours approved.
  • Watch: Your talents in action at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLIk_Mn9chE&feature=youtu.be

It’s through the efforts of volunteers that we do extraordinary things! Start now to inspire hope and spread kindness through action! Complete your application now at www.redcross.org/volunteertoday -or- Email our team at IDMT.Recruiting@redcross.org for more information.

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Billings, MT 83705

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, PART_TIME

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