American Red Cross - Disaster Health Services Volunteer (Licensed)

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross of the Los Angeles Region

Disaster Health Services volunteers provide medical care and consultations for people staying at a Red Cross shelter who may have endured hardship and injury during an evacuation. The position requires a current, unencumbered medial license. It is a part-time position assigned to work in-person before, during and/or after a disaster event such as a wildfire or earthquake. Vaccinated high recommended; or wear appropriate mask at all times


As a Disaster Heath Services volunteer, you will:

  • Provide hands-on care for people staying in a Red Cross shelter, including assistance with activities of daily living, wound care, and assistance with functional needs. and healthcare to shelter residents as needed.
  • Help evacuees replace medications, medical equipment and supplies
  • Observe and screen for COVID-19 and other illness.

MUST RESIDE IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Disaster Relief
Politics
Children & Youth, Disaster Relief, Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Los Angeles, CA 90021

(34.03093,-118.23804)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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