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Regional Emergency Management Program Volunteer

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American Red Cross - Illinois Region


Emergency Management volunteers will collaborates with government partners to develop and implement strategies to enable an effective and efficient community response during a disaster while adhering to the principles of the Red Cross.

This position supports the overall execution of the Emergency Management (EM) program within the Region including:
1. Support the CP/EM program, ensuring current EM doctrine and guidance is observed
2. Ensure effective planning for EM operations
3. Ensure adequate training for EM operations
4. Ensure appropriate partnerships are established and relationships managed to address regional needs for planning, coordination of operational plans with partners and managing expectations around Red Cross capability, capacity and reporting
5. Ensure adequate reporting systems to ensure Red Cross leadership is informed about EM plans, activities; situational awareness maintained
6. Build EM capacity and capability through partnership, recruitment, training and mentoring
7. Serve as subject matter expert regarding EM program guidance and tools

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About American Red Cross - Illinois Region


Illinois Region, Illinois Region, Chicago, IL 60612, 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.


Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs 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.

Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Chicago, IL 60612



  • Professional Development
  • Disaster Response
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 6-8 hours per week; Could be more during times of disaster responses.
  • Previous training and/or experience in Emergency Management

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