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Disaster Workforce Engagement Support Volunteers needed in Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley

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American Red Cross - Greater New York Region

  • 30 people are interested
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PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION IS ONLY AVAILABLE IN LONG ISLAND, WESTCHESTER AND ROCKLAND COUNTIES IN NY STATE!!

This position is responsible for tasks assigned by the specific Disaster Workforce Engagement Team program lead:

  • Support the annual workforce engagement goals, RDO objectives, and regional/chapter plan for volunteer engagement through participation in meetings and projects.
  • Projects and participation will be assigned according to the area of interest: onboarding/placement, deployment, training, recognition and appreciation, leadership development, Volunteer Connection/profile management and/or engagement.
  • Projects may include but are not limited to conducting volunteer interviews, updating profiles in Volunteer Connection, recognition, analyzing reports/data, scheduling volunteers, etc.

Ability to:

  • follow and implement requests received from supervisor with little or no supervision.
  • adapt to change, negotiate compromise and tolerate ambiguity.
  • build effective relationships with others who can help with work related goals.
  • be sensitive in human interactions to diversity inclusiveness.
  • Excellent Computer Skills

Be prepared to spend anywhere from 4 to 8 hours when disasters strike. Flexible shifts available during training period. During active COVID response onboarding and volunteering can be done completely remotely! Must like working with computers and people--easy going and adaptive personality!

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About American Red Cross - Greater New York Region

Location:

520 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Database Administration
  • Analytics
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-8 hrs/week
  • Excellent Computer Skills, Great people skills, flexible schedule, easy-going and adaptable to changing situations

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