Safety and Wellbeing (SWB) Responder Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Canadian Red Cross
Address: 400 Cooper Street, Suite 8000, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2H8
Ottawa ON  K2P 2H8
Website: http://www.redcross.ca
Organizational Description: The Canadian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Our mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world. Our network is vast, but our approach is simple. All Red Cross programs and activities are guided by the Fundamental Principles of Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary service, Unity and Universality.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Locations: Winnipeg & Brandon MB

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Disaster Management Safety & Wellbeing (SWB) Responder Volunteer.

The Emergency Management Safety and Wellbeing (SWB) Responder Volunteer will work under the direction of the SWB Supervisor, as part of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and within the operational mandate of the Canadian Red Cross. The SWB Responder will collaborate with other responders to provide SWB services to beneficiaries in a safe and supportive environment and adapt when assignments change due to shifts in operational needs and priorities.

Specifically, this position will focus on:

-Supporting the implementation of SWB services and activities for beneficiaries

-Facilitating the resilience, emotional and psychosocial well-being of the affected population, in collaboration with other Operation personnel
Skills Required: For further information, as well as application instructions, please visit the Canadian Red Cross application portal:

https://www.redcross.ca/volunteer/apply-now/safety-and-wellbeing-responder
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Be able to work non-traditional hours (daytime, evenings and weekends), be on-call and respond to emergency/disaster related requests
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: www.redcross.ca/volunteer/apply-now/safety-and-wellbeing-responder
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2020