Due to the COVID-19, most work will be completed from home until further information are given.
VOLUNTEER PURPOSE Enthusiastic communicators needed! Help prospective volunteers navigate through the application process and find their perfect opportunity to serve the Red Cross mission.
TIME 5 hrs per week (remote or in the office)
ACTIVITIES Update and manage online profiles for prospective volunteers Communicate progress and setup new volunteer interviews Screen, process, and place volunteers based on skill, interest and availability
Skills/Experience Needed Strong Communicators Comfort using a computer and willingness to learn a new system Ability to multi-task Enjoys speaking 1:1 with individuals Can be compassionate and passionate with diverse populations Customer Service experience a plus but not required!
* Orientation to the American Red Cross *Volunteer Connection (American Red Cross Volunteer System) Training * Training on volunteer screening and processing accounts * On the job training with supervisor
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.
Types of volunteer opportunities may include:
Boots on the Ground -- Your role could be to respond to home fires and other emergencies in your community, conduct in-home smoke alarm installations, or working in a wildfire shelter providing safe accommodations.
Instructor/Presenter positions to deliver education programs focused on preparedness, disasters and how to "Be Red Cross Ready" to adults and youth.
Working behind the Scenes positions include Keep the Red Cross Running -- Your role could be administrative/office support, scheduling shifts for your fellow volunteers, or logistics management to ensure disaster relief operations have the necessary supplies and equipment.
Lead the Way -- "Leadership" volunteers guide our efforts, inspire our volunteers and hold us accountable to the highest standards. Your role could be to lead a small team of fellow volunteers, act as an advisor to a Red Cross Club for youth, or support local Red Cross services by joining an advisory board or the Board of Directors.
Tell the Red Cross Story -- Communications & Outreach volunteers educate the public about Red Cross services and stories in your community. By getting our message out, you'll educate people in need about how we can help, while attracting volunteers and donors to the mission.
You can make a difference today at by becoming a volunteer at redcross.org/volunteer
Emergency & Safety
We'll work with your schedule.
225 Prado Rd.San Luis Obispo, CA93401
November 23, 2020
CSR / Volunteer Coordination
Verbal / Written Communication
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Once trained may remain active as long as desired – 6 months preferred (5 hours per week (remote or in person))
One year appointment, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance of position.