Build HR skills with this Red Cross AmeriCorps position!


Cause Areas


Fri Apr 28, 2017 09:00 AM - Sun Dec 31, 2017 05:00 PM


33 Everett RoadAlbany, NY 12205


There is currently one half-time position within the Volunteer Services Department in the Albany, NY office of the American Red Cross. The AmeriCorps Member will be assisting with the recruitment, interviewing and placement of volunteers. Members will have opportunities for further development in Volunteer Administration and Management and an opportunity to engage in disaster response/relief activities or other experiences as a way to develop the proficiency needed to effectively recruit for new volunteers.

We are looking for someone who can commit to 15-20 hours a week and is/has:

  • Strong communication and public speaking skills
  • Excellent telephone etiquette and presence
  • Comfortable performing interviews with prospective volunteers
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Comfortable working with people, processes and data
  • Willing to participate in disaster-related activities as a way to gain the experience necessary to help new/existing volunteers
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independenty or within a team
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule, inclduing some evenings and weekends
This position will be awareded a stipend bi-weekly and an education allowance at the end of his/her term. To learn more please visit and apply on the AmeriCorps website at:


  • Advertising
  • Recruiting
  • Database Administration
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15-20 hours a week

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