The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Volunteer Services Recognition and Appreciation Lead oversees the development and implementation of both formal and informal chapter recognition efforts and promotes formal regional recognition programs.
* Promote the participation in the formal regional recognition programs * Develop and implement both informal and formal volunteer appreciation & recognition events and programs * Work with the Volunteer Services Engagement Lead to support volunteer supervisors with ideas, tips, and reminders for ways to informally and formally recognize volunteers * Promote a culture that supports volunteerism by reinforcing the importance of volunteer appreciation on a daily basis
Qualifications: * Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs * Proven leadership in nonprofit or for-profit organizations * Cultural sensitivity to diverse audiences * Knowledge and understanding of Red Cross services and operations and opportunities for volunteer service * Work well both individually and with others * Relevant, complementary management and/or technical skills/operational experience * Relationship building skills working collaboratively with staff partners as well as board members, senior management, and other volunteer partners as needed * Understand the value of volunteers and provide leadership and support to ensure volunteers are productive and have a mutually rewarding experience