Emergency Operations Center Volunteer

· RAPID CITY, South Dakota
Employment Type Volunteer
Minimum Experience Entry-level


Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board is proud to accept community volunteers for our Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in order to help better serve our tribal communities. The EOC Volunteer will assist with various tasks within a work-group/committee as it relates to GPTCHB's emergency response and preparedness.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for packing, sealing, labeling, or affixing postage to prepare materials for shipping.
  • Responsible for managing and shipping orders as requested.
  • Prepare and deliver care packages to local members of the community.
  • Must comply with federal laws and regulations as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Professional Behavior

  • Work in a cooperative and professional manner with GPTCHB staff.
  • Treat Great Plains tribes and collaborators with dignity and respect.
  • Utilize effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exemplify excellent customer service with tribal stakeholders, health board colleagues, program partners, service recipients, visitors and guests.
  • Foster a work environment of wellness, courtesy, friendliness, helpfulness and respect.
  • Relate well and work collaboratively with coworkers and all levels of staff in a professional manner.
  • Consistently demonstrate respect for and acceptance of differing capabilities, cultures, gender, age, sexual orientation and/or personalities. 
  • Maintain and ensure organizational privacy and confidentiality.
  • Handle crisis and tolerate stress professionally.
  • Be self-directed and take proactive initiative to assist others.
  • Exercise flexibility to alter plans/routines when situations require and continue to perform without projecting stress/frustration that would adversely affect the work environment.
  • Promote an alcohol, tobacco and drug-free lifestyle.
  • Embrace modes of appearance and attire that reflect a professional presence.
  • Abide by the GPTCHB policies, procedures, and structure.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The characteristic demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

While volunteering, the volunteer is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The volunteer is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The volunteer must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The volunteer is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

GPTCHB Health Services is not a latex free environment. Therefore, some latex exposure can be expected.

Travel: Local and moderate out-of-town travel is required, representing approximately 25% FTE.


  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of South Dakota with a clean driving record.
  • Must carry the mandatory level of vehicle insurance required by the State of South Dakota.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

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  • Location
    RAPID CITY, South Dakota
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience