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Volunteer Recognition Lead

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The American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania

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
  • Relationship building
  • Enhance leadership and communication skills
  • Interact with and meet a variety of people
  • Team building with the Red Cross, volunteers and community partners
  • Training: Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • On the job training as needed

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About The American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania

Location:

2201 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222, 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.‚Äč

Description

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;

...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2801 Liberty Ave.Pittsburgh, PA 15222

(40.45681,-79.97466)
 

SKILLS

  • Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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