The Red Cross is in need of trained Spiritual Care volunteers for Florida and Texas

19 Sep 2017 10:41 PM | Perry Miller, Editor (Administrator)

The Red Cross is in need of trained Spiritual Care volunteers for Florida and Texas...


The Red Cross has an immediate need to deploy an additional 43 trained Disaster Spiritual Care (DSC) Volunteers to Florida and Texas. We have been incredibly grateful to the more than 55 of you who have deployed across Texas and now in Florida following Hurricane Irma we have a combined need for a 4th Wave of support in Texas and Wave 2 in Florida. Between each disaster we are requesting a total of 43 DSC trained Volunteers. 

The Red Cross Exchange System is back up and running. Here is what we need from you: If you are a DSC trained Red Cross Volunteer 

Option A: 1) Update your availability to deploy in the Volunteer Connection Exchange system. 2.) Contact your local chapter to assign you to one of the 43 open positions either in Florida or Texas. (Please Note: If you are a Red Cross DSC supervisor, please choose one of the open supervisor (SV) roles.) 

Option B:  If: 1) you have completed DSC training; 2) are now registered with the Red Cross and 3) you are willing and able to deploy immediately for up to 14 days, then send the following information to:

This temporary email account has been created specifically for this deployment only for those able to immediately deploy.

1. Name as it appears in your Red Cross Volunteer Connection account
Last Name:
First Name

2. Red Cross Region (required):

3. Your Red Cross Member Number (required):

4. Confirmation that you can deploy/travel within 24 hours?  Yes/No