American Red Cross - Ohio Buckeye Region
Disaster Spiritual Care Responder - Lucas County
Company: American Red Cross - Ohio Buckeye Region
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Location: Toledo, OH, 43614, US
Project Details

Did you know that 90% of the American Red Cross workforce is made up of volunteers? Volunteers are an integral part of providing support and care to those affected by disaster. Volunteer today and become the best part of someone’s worst day!

The Disaster Spiritual Care Responder provides spiritual care support to individuals and families who have been impacted by disaster.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist disaster clients to utilize their own spiritual resources, values and faith in the midst of crisis, regardless of one’s faith tradition
  • Participate in local responses such as providing support to a family who has experienced a home fire
  • Be involved in preparedness efforts
  • Assist the chapter in developing partnerships with local faith-based organizations
  • Facilitate long-term recovery for clients by providing spiritual and emotional support
  • Help clients to utilize local resources
  • Be available to staff members who request spiritual support
  • Qualifications:

  • A disaster spiritual care provider from a National VOAD member organization
  • A professional board-certified chaplain or
  • An endorsed leader in a local faith community
  • Training is provided at no cost. The Disaster Cycle Services Department asks that each person in this position gives a minimum of 8 hours of service per month.

    If interested you can apply by visiting, https://www.redcross.org/local/ohio/buckeye/volunteer.html, scrolling down the page and clicking on the red "Get Started" button. Just follow the directions from there to complete the application and background check.

    For question please contact Rebecca Dungee, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist at rebecca.dungee@redcross.org or at 614-395-3924.

    General requirements

    REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 8 hours per month
  • Reliable transportation
  • Category
    Community
    Disaster Relief
    Skills Area
    Customer Service
    Disaster Response
    Cross-cultural Communication
    Faith-based Leadership
    People Skills