Mental Health Professionals: Turn your Passion into Action! (License Required) - Montana

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: American Red Cross, Idaho/Montana Region

Experiencing a natural disaster or other emergency (such as a home fire) can be intensely stressful. Even when the immediate danger has passed, the impact can still be felt. As a licensed mental health professional, you can provide compassionate support to individuals and families as they navigate the aftermath of a disaster.

Disaster Mental Health volunteers play a crucial role in alleviating disaster-related stress and trauma by providing essential mental health support, including:

  • Emotional Support: Address immediate emotional needs and offer compassionate support to disaster-impacted individuals.
  • Coping and Resilience: Educate clients on coping strategies and resilience-building techniques.
  • Resource Connection: Facilitate access to local mental health resources and services.
  • Community Outreach: Collaborate with local mental health agencies to strengthen community resilience.
  • Education and Training: Provide ongoing education and support to disaster responders and the community on emotional responses to disasters.

Commitment and Qualifications:

  • Requirements: Must hold a master’s degree and a current, unencumbered mental health license.
  • Time Commitment: Flexible and variable based on disaster response needs. Options to volunteer virtually and/or provide in-person support.
  • Training: Comprehensive training is provided to prepare you for this vital role.

Ready to make a difference? Here's how to get started!

  1. Go to redcross.org/volunteer to complete our online application. It takes less than 10 minutes!
  2. Once your application and background check are complete, a member of our team will reach out for a quick screening call. This allows us to make sure this position is the perfect fit for your interest, availability, and needs.
  3. We’ll get you connected and provide all necessary training to ensure you feel supported and successful as a volunteer.

Questions? Email our team at IDMT.Recruiting@redcross.org for more information about this or other positions.

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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

Missoula, MT 83705

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