Responsibilties: * Consults with departments 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 departments to ensure proper placement and job satisfaction. * Consults with departments regarding the leadership potential of volunteers and supports requesting departments in developing leadership and advancement opportunities for volunteers. * Serves as the point of contact for reassignment or referring volunteers to other departments, or if not a fit for Red Cross to other agencies. * 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 departments 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.
Qualifications: * Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs * Proven leadership in nonprofit or for-profit organizations * Cultural sensitivity to diverse audiences * Knowledge and understanding of Red Cross services and operations and opportunities for volunteer service * Work well both individually and with others * Relevant, complementary management and/or technical skills/operational experience * 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
Contact: Karla Legorreta, Recruitment Specialist at Karla.Legorreta@redcross.org or (714) 380-7263