Connecting With Our Youth -Community Response Team Volunteer

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

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Volunteer Opportunity Summary:

Members of the Native American Community Response Team (NACRT) are volunteers who respond and support families who are grieving after a death by suicide in the He Sapa Community. Members provide immediate on-scene crisis intervention and linkage to appropriate referrals.

 

Notes on Training: You do not need previous crisis response training. Training will be provided to all accepted members. Volunteers will feel confident in their abilities to provide support to people experiencing a critical traumatic event.

 

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.


Volunteer requirements:

  • Must be at least 21
  • Willing to work as part of a collaborative team
  • Demonstrate active self-care
  • Available to donate time
  • Must be willing to volunteer one (1) weekday morning, afternoon, evening, or weekend shift a week. 
  • Must be willing to volunteer one (1) overnight shift a month.
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check, drug screen, and fingerprinting.

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