This position is responsible for supporting coordination between the Red Cross and Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center (KACC), building a sustainable volunteer team of both licensed and non-licensed volunteers to work within the KACC, and serve as a leader for the volunteers and our military partners.
* Supports and acts on behalf of the local Red Cross * Ensure all potential Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center (KACC) volunteers are registered with the local Red Cross unit, receive training on base, are assisted with placement and receive information on volunteer opportunities with the Regional Red Cross office. * Act as liaison between the KACC and the local Red Cross * Promote the recruitment of volunteers and donations of material resources in accordance with facility needs * Attend and participate in meetings as needed * Facilitate volunteer placement in coordination with the KACC Program Manager and workplace supervisor and assist KACC staff when an affiliated volunteer must be removed for cause * Maintain records and submit reports as required by the Red Cross * Time Commitment * Maintain professionalism
* American Red Cross Orientation * Successfully achieve a Red Cross background check * Kimbrough MEDDAC Orientation * 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 * Must be able to achieve a successful KACC check/security badging check if required
**This volunteer opportunity is currently virtual until further notice.**
Length of Appointment
Indefinite until successor with initial commitment of 1 year
About American Red Cross - National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region
4700 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, 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.
Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to a service 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.