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.
American Red Cross volunteer leaders work to ensure the delivery of a variety of Red Cross programs and services to the military community.
Key Responsibilities * Willingness to support the Red Cross mission. * Manage and serve in advisory capacity. Depending upon the position, responsibilities may include: * Promoting Red Cross programs and activities * Recruiting and assigning volunteers to meet a variety of community needs * Coordinate and schedule required volunteer training * Maintaining volunteer program records * Providing support to Red Cross instructors and facilitators * Liaise with military authorities on installation disaster preparedness and response * Maintaining volunteer records; reporting and tracking volunteer hours * Overseeing volunteer recognition events * Attending a variety of volunteer and installation meetings
Qualifications Dependent upon leadership position, qualifications may include: * Knowledge of military protocol and culture; Knowledge of community resources * Ability to work effectively with a team and develop strategic program planning * Ability to recruit and involve volunteers * Strong communication skills, oral and written * Basic computer skills * Supervisory skills; ability to resolve local volunteer issues * Knowledge of Red Cross structure
Time Commitment Position 1: Mondays & Thursdays 9:00am to 2:00pm Position 2: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 9:00am to 2:00pm