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American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region

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Providing casework to service members

American Red Cross volunteer leaders work to ensure the delivery of a variety of Red Cross programs and services to the military community.

Requirements:

- 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.
> Ensuring ample volunteers to support the emergency communications & family follow up mission.
> Coordinate and schedule required volunteer training.
> Maintaining volunteer program records.
> Oversee fundraising and ensure adherence to Red Cross policy.
> 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.

- 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.

Training Provided by the Red Cross
:

- Orientation to the American Red Cross.

- Volunteer Connection Orientation.

- HIPAA training (as required).

- Computer, safety, and security training (if required).

- Supervisory/management training.

- All appropriate in-service training determined by supervisor.

Benefits
:

- Attend workshops as applicable to position with local community agencies and any applicable ARC training or meetings.

- Gain leadership, management, and on-the-job experience.

- Attend workshops as applicable to position with local community agencies and any applicable ARC training or meetings.

- Gain leadership, management, and on-the-job experience.

If this sounds like the right fit for you please go to www.redcross.org/volunteer and start the application process today!

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About American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region

Location:

33 Everett Road, Albany, NY 12205, 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 its 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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

American Red Cross33 Everett RoadAlbany, NY 12205

(42.68938,-73.77766)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Veteran Care
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One (1) year, renewable each year with a maximum of three consecutive one year terms per location.

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