Become a Volunteer Leader: Military Volunteer Leadership Certification Program


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

601 NE 6th StreetOklahoma CityOklahoma City, OK 73104
American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces

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MILITARY VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATION PROGRAM:

The American Red Cross is introducing a new Volunteer Leadership Certification Program called Frontline Families. The program engages and trains veterans, service members and their families to become Volunteer Leaders in our community. Once trained, the veterans and military families will lead volunteer teams (military & civilian) in community service projects to tackle some our county’s most pressing challenges.

POSITIVE OUTCOMES FOR VOLUNTEER LEADERS:

  • Showcase natural leadership skills in support of a charitable cause
  • Manage and lead large teams in focused community service projects
  • Foster a social and support network of veterans, service members and military families
  • Supports reintegration for veterans and their families through civic engagement
  • Gain project management experience
  • Include American Red Cross Volunteer Leadership Certification on your resume
  • Promote service with pride and make a difference in our local community

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

  • Veterans
  • Service members
  • Military families(18 & up)
  • ALL BRANCHES of the military

VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATION

  • 10 hours of Classroom/Practical Work - Schedule TBD based on Class Availability
  • 2 hours of Field Work
  • Organize & Lead One Group Service Project to Completion
LESSONS
  1. Community Needs and Project Goals
  2. Components of a Project
  3. Fundraising, Budgeting, and Evaluation
  4. Volunteer Recruitment
  5. Service Learning and Teambuilding
  6. Volunteer Retention and Recognition
  7. Project Development

Skills

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • ~15 hours; Schedule TBD
  • Complete one group service project that requires recruiting additional volunteers

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