American Red Cross
Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the American Red Cross to support its mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies. We would love to have you on our team! The American Red Cross serving your county has a volunteer position open as a Veteran Affairs Representative. This volunteer will support and assist with the full range of services to veterans and military families, to include: plan and coordinate events at the Medical Center; gather volunteers to participate in programs at the local Medical Center; represent the Red Cross at quarterly meetings at the Medical Center; and promote the recruitment of volunteers and donations of financial and material resources in accordance with facility needs. This is a critical role to serve our veteran community during times of need.
Broad understanding of the American Red Cross and its opportunities for volunteer service * Basic computer and organizational skills * Ability to communicate and work with other leaders in a management team relationship * Ability to show initiative and work independently * Program management experience is a plus but not required
Orientation to the American Red Cross * VAVS Orientation at the local VA * Specific job related training provided by the VAVS Program Manager * VAVS related on the job training provided by the local Red Cross
About American Red Cross
100 Edgewood Road, Asheville, NC 28804, US
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.
The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...
...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;
...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;
...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;
...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and
...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.