Purpose: The Operations Recognition and Appreciation Lead oversees the development and implementation of both formal and informal chapter recognition efforts and promotes formal regional recognition programs.
Reports To: EMP: SAF: Regional Manager
Responsibilities: Promote the participation in the formal regional recognition programs
Develop and implement both informal and formal volunteer appreciation & recognition events and programs
Work with the Volunteer Services Engagement Lead to support volunteer supervisors with ideas, tips, and reminders for ways to informally and formally recognize volunteers.
Promote a culture that supports volunteerism by reinforcing the importance of volunteer appreciation on a daily basis.
Time Commitment: Approximately 2 hours per month, working remotely and on-site. Greater commitment of time during the annual recognition time period.
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 buiding 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
Relationships: Red Cross employees, volunteers, donors and the public
Length of Apptmt: One year appointment, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance of position
Development Opp: 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