LOCAL - Service to the Armed Forces: Reconnection Workshop Adult Modules Facilitator

LOCAL - Service to the Armed Forces: Reconnection Workshop Adult Modules Facilitator

This position supports the Regional Service to the Armed Forces department. Provide Reconnection Workshop modules to military, veterans and their families in various community-based settings.

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Locations

Bronx County,Fairfield County (Greenwich CT),Kings County (Brooklyn),Nassau County,New York County (Manhattan),Queens County,Richmond County (Staten Island),Rockland County,Suffolk County,Westchester County

Key Responsibilities

• Willingness to support the Red Cross mission and the United States military
• Provide Reconnection Workshops for military members, veterans and their families
• Work under the supervision of Regional SAF Lead
• Perform duties within the scope of licensure and training
• Stay up-to-date on mental health research and practices for military, veterans and their families
• Record volunteer hours per Red Cross policy

Relationships

SAF National Headquarters Leadership;Division SAF Director/Manager, Region SAF Leadership; Military Leadership and families

Training

• Orientation to American Red Cross
• Reconnection Workshop

Development Opportunities

• Professional development opportunities
• Provide programmatic feedback for new initiatives to resiliency programs
• Manage volunteers, work independently or with a team
• Advocate, share and promote information regarding resiliency with others in local area
• Remain clinically active for professional licensing

Qualifications

• Willingness to comply with Red Cross COVID-19 policies for in-person volunteer activities.

• SAF eligible mental health professional, holding a current and unencumbered license
• Available to mentor and co-teach training with new RW facilitators
• Personal or professional experience working with the military a plus
• Masters level or above mental health degree

Time Commitment

Ability to facilitate one workshop a month. Workshops are scheduled on an as needed basis.

Volunteer can work virtually as of October 2021 however, must also commit to in-person facilitation and drive anywhere in our region where training is needed. 

Bilingual - Spanish - PREFERRED

Posted on 6/3/22 by S. Wolfe as per D. Wohlenberg

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