Opportunity Details

Health & Wellness

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Disaster Health Services Volunteer (Bilingual)

Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on care for evacuated individuals and families 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.
  • Advocate for client needs with Disaster Health Services supervisor.
  • Support maternal and child needs as necessary.
  • Complete required virtual self-paced training required for the position



Requirements:

  • A current, unencumbered license in at least one of the following professions:
  1. Registered Nurse (RN)
  2. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  3. Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
  4. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)*
  5. Paramedic*
  6. Medical Doctor (MD)
  7. Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
  8. Physician Assistant (PA)
  9. Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  10. Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
  • Willing and able to volunteer in person in a disaster shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event
  • Willing to complete virtual self-paced training required for position
  • Ability to read, write, and follow verbal and written instructions in English
  • Being bilingual in another language (Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Farsi, etc.)



Time Commitment:

  • Availability to sign up for shifts of your choice when a shelter opens (your choice of 4-12 hour shifts) (flexible/you can change availability at anytime)
  • Complete online self-paced training



Email or Text: Karla Legorreta, Recruitment Specialist Karla.Legorreta@redcross.org at (714) 380-7263

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