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American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region

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Give back working from home!!

Purpose

Screening Team members seek to understand what brought prospective volunteers to the Red Cross, their areas of interest and what position they would find most meaningful. Screeners use their understanding of the volunteer and match it with the needs of the organization, connecting volunteers with positions for which they are both interested and well suited.

Responsibilities

  • Schedules and conducts volunteer screening interviews.
  • Reviews and has general understanding of volunteer opportunities.
  • Prepares for screening interviews following standardized training protocol.
  • Matches volunteers to positions for which they are best suited, based on skills, interest, availability and available options.
  • Updates Volunteer Connection, Red Cross' online volunteer management system, with candidate information and makes referrals as required.

Time Commitment

  • 2-4 hours per week

Qualifications

  • Broad understanding of the American Red Cross and its opportunities for volunteer service (training provided).
  • Enthusiastic about American Red Cross programs.
  • Ability to work with computer database (training provided)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills - ability to express ideas and facts clearly
  • Comfortable making phone calls to volunteers
  • Previous experience with customer service is a plus
  • HR experience or experience conducting interviews a plus

How to Apply:

Go to www.redcross.org/volunteer to access the online application and create a Volunteer Connection account. Having an active account in Volunteer Connection serves as your personal volunteer profile, gets you access to online training and benefits, helps track your impact with us, and will help you stay up-to-date on Red Cross activities in the local area and beyond. The steps include:

  1. Submit Initial Information
  2. SMS/Email Verification 
  3. Read and Agree to Red Cross Policies 
  4. Photo ID Upload
  5. Authorize Background Check
  6. Initial Interview with a member of our local team

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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.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Your CommunityAlbany, NY 12205

(42.72266,-73.83015)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Customer Service
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • We are flexible!!!

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