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American Red Cross - Greater Carolinas Region

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Year Founded:
1881
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Allison Taylor
Main Address:
2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Volunteer Opportunity:

Health Professional Volunteers Needed to Respond to National Disasters

Due to the current active hurricane and wildfire seasons, the American Red Cross needs volunteers to care for people in communities that have been struck by disaster. The Red Cross has an urgent need for Health Professionals to volunteer and support disaster relief efforts during the current hurricane and wildfire season - as well as throughout the year.

Health Responder Volunteer duties/requirements include:
* Working in in alignment with your licensure to assist clients before, during, and/or after a disaster.
* Providing excellent compassionate customer service while observing all safety protocols in a COVID environment
* Providing hands-on healthcare including assistance with daily living and functional needs.
* Helping to replace medications, durable equipment, and consumable supplies.

Requirements:
Active and unencumbered licensure as a RN/LPN/LVN/APN, NP, MD, DO, PA, EMT, or Paramedic, strong relationship building and communications skills along with availability to complete self-paced online training. Health Care volunteers are needed both throughout the year support Red Cross teams responding to local disasters such as home fires, floods, and tornados - as well as temporarily during busy hurricane and wildfire season to support Red Cross Shelter client needs.

Time Commitment:
Varies by time of year, size, and scope of the disaster operation.
* Year-Round Healthcare Volunteers: Flexible, on-call shifts locally

*During Hurricane/Wildfire Season:
-Local: Minimum of 5 days working 4-, 6- or 12-hour shifts;
-Beyond Region/Deployment: Minimum of 14 days working; 8 or 12 hour shifts

General

Open to
Individual

Skills Needed

Medical Services

When

Next occurrence is
Thu, 10/28/2021  
(3:45pm - 4:45pm)
Repeats every week until Fri Dec 31 2021.
Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Flexible Timing
Volunteer timing is flexible within the designated time frame, or opportunity can be scheduled directly with nonprofit.

Location Details

Offsite Location
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Indoor Project
Outdoor Project