Disaster Health Services: During large disasters, you can use your professional skills as a licensed healthcare provider to deliver hands-on care and education to shelter residents. You can also work alongside our Disaster Action Team to provide assistance to clients who experience local disasters such as home fires and floods, by helping clients replace medications, durable medical equipment, and consumable medical supplies. Qualified licenses include RN, LPN, LVN, EMT, Paramedic, MD, DO, PA, NP, and APRN. *Retired professionals may also qualify if you have retired in the last 5 years.
Disaster Mental Health: Disaster Mental Health volunteers help facilitate long-term recovery for clients impacted by disaster, whether they experienced an individual home fire or a major hurricane. These volunteers also support other disaster responders before, during, and after a disaster response using staff mental health strategies.
Currently licensed mental health professionals at minimum must hold a master’s degree and an unencumbered license as a social worker, psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or psychiatrist. Current school psychologists and school counselors at minimum must hold a master’s degree in school psychology or school counseling and an unexpired license issued by a state board of education. Current psychiatric nurses must old a state license as a registered nurse and have a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a psychiatric setting. *Retired professionals may also qualify if you have retired in the last 5 years.
Resiliency Workshop Facilitator: For individuals licensed in behavioral health, you can teach hands-on workshops to service members, veterans, and their families in various community-based settings.