The Volunteer Services Engagement Lead supports departments to engage volunteers serving in Wisconsin. They serve as a resource for Department Volunteer Engagement Leads in all lines of service (Disaster Cycle Services, Biomedical, Service to the Armed Forces). They help to guide departments to understanding best practices for engaging volunteers.
Consults with departments on position interviewing and on-boarding, planned growth experiences, and volunteer career development.
Follows up with volunteers and departments to ensure proper placement and job satisfaction.
Consults with departments through the Department Volunteer Engagement Lead, 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.
Helps departments build and engagement plan that is manageable and supported by the department leadership.
Conducts regulars scheduled meeting with Department Volunteer Engagement Leads to ensure continued support and guidance
Conducts exit interviews.
Ensures all volunteers are properly introduced to the mission, vision, values, structure, and programs through an effective regional orientation program.
Supports Volunteer Services, as a department, to ensure high levels of engagement and satisfaction for volunteers working within the department
Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs
Cultural sensitivity to diverse audiences
Work well both individually and with others
Understand the value of volunteers and provide leadership and support to ensure volunteers are productive and have a mutually rewarding experience
* Orientation to the American Red Cross * Volunteer Connection (American Red Cross Volunteer System) Training * On the job training with supervisor
Community advocacy and leadership
Enhance leadership and communication skills
Interact with and meet a variety of people
Team building with the Red Cross, volunteers, and community partners
This is a virtual (volunteer from home) position
**MUST SUBMIT A VOLUNTEER APPLICATION AT www.redcross.org/volunteer
Questions? Contact Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org or (608) 347-8791
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 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.
Veterans & Military Families
We'll work with your schedule.
505 3rd StreetHudson, WI54016
March 17, 2021
Basic Computer Skills
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Flexible/volunteer from home.
Must submit a volunteer application at www.redcross.org/volunteer