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American Red Cross - Wisconsin Region

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Service to the Armed Forces - Volunteer Engagement Lead Needed

The Volunteer Engagement Lead is responsible for overseeing "The Volunteer Experience" for volunteers serving in the Service to the Armed Forces Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Consults with department managers on position on-boarding, planned growth experiences, and volunteer career development.
  • Provides consultation, coaching and training resources to promote positive workforce relationships (employees with volunteers, volunteers with volunteers) and effective ongoing volunteer engagement.
  • Follows up with volunteers and department managers to ensure proper placement and job satisfaction.
  • Consults with department managers regarding the leadership potential of volunteers and supports requesting department managers in developing leadership and advancement opportunities for volunteers.
  • Serves as the point of contact for reassignment or referring volunteers to other department positions, or if not a fit for the department to Volunteer Services.
  • Connects supervisors of volunteers to Volunteer Services HR relations team for mediation and facilitation of volunteer grievance and performance related issues.
  • Leads ongoing discussions with requesting department managers about volunteer engagement cycle, roles and responsibilities working to identify what’s working and lessons learned.
  • Conducts exit interviews.
  • Works with team members to ensure the integration of their work with volunteer recruitment, referrals and screening, recognition, and Volunteer Connection.

SKILLS

  • Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs
  • Cultural sensitivity to diverse audiences
  • Work well both individually and with others
  • Relationship building skills working collaboratively with staff partners as well as board members, senior management, and other volunteer partners as needed
  • Understand the value of volunteers and provide leadership and support to ensure volunteers are productive and have a mutually rewarding experience

TRAINING

  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • On the job training with supervisor

TIME COMMITMENT

  • 10 hours per month
  • Can volunteer from home

**Must submit a volunteer application at www.redcross.org/volunteer


Questions? Contact Sarah at sarah.luth@redcross.org or (608) 347-8791

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About American Red Cross - Wisconsin Region

Location:

4860 Sheboygan Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, 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.

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Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4860 Sheboygan AvenueMadison, WI 53705

(43.07423,-89.46343)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 hours per month / volunteer from home.
  • Must submit a volunteer application at www.redcross.org/volunteer

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