Volunteer Opportunity

Mental Health Professionals: Turn your Passion into Action! (License Required) – Malheur County

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Volunteer must be in or near Vale, OR
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Published 1 month ago

Details at a Glance

Time Commitment
A few hours per month
Recurrence
Recurring
Benefits
Training Provided
Participation
Wheelchair Accessible

Description

Mental Health Professionals: Turn your Passion into Action! (License Required) – Malheur County

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.

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…

Location

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Volunteer must be in or near Vale, OR
Vale, OR 97918, USA

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