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Disaster Health Services Volunteer

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Disaster Health Services Volunteer is a temporary position assigned to work in person before, during, and/or after a disaster event this hurricane/wildfire season. Volunteers in this role provide assistance and healthcare to shelter residents as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on care for shelter clients 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 for the position (4 hours total)

Time Commitment:

Local: Multiple 4-, 6- or 12-hour shifts

Beyond region: Minimum of 14 days working 8- or 12-hour shifts

MUST BE ABLE TO DEPLOY OUTSIDE OF ILLINOIS FOR 2021 HURRICANE/WILDFIRE SEASON. THIS IS AN IN PERSON DEPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY.

Disaster Health Services Volunteer is a temporary position assigned to work in person before, during, and/or after a disaster event this hurricane/wildfire season. Volunteers in this role provide assistance and healthcare to shelter…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few days
  • Recurrence
    One time only

Location

On-site
Chicago, IL, USA

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