Purpose: A Volunteer Partner serves as a peer and confidante working collaboratively with a Red Cross leader to achieve Red Cross goals and objectives.
Reports To: EMP: SAF: Regional Manager
Develop and execute and implementation work plan outlining objectives, strategies, and tactics supporting the Service to the Armed Froces priorities. Set realistic targets and fcus on delivering results.
Build a culture that supports the Red Cross mission
Develop/build Service to the Armed Forces team of skilled volunteers Recruit volunteers to ensure redundancy in managing key implementation planning processes and/or critical operations functions.
Identify roles for volunteers based of the implementation plan as well as delegate and mentor volunteers in a supportive manner Incorporate training program into volunteer work plans to strengthen the team.
Design an ongoing succession plan, consistent with the development/training program
Key involvement in Ad Hoc projects as and when required Time Commitment: Approximately 10 hours per week, working remotely and on-site
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 Strategic thinking including ability to understand and communicate the organization's vision and mission, and process-oriented with regards to decision making and implementation planing
Team building, talent management and succession planning skills to grow the organization capabilities
Relationship building skills working collaboratively with staff partners as well as board members, senior management, and other volunteers
Understanding the value of volunteers and providing leadership and support to ensure volunteers are productive and have a mutually rewarding experience
Length of Apptmt: One year appointment, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance of position
Community advocacy and leadership
Relationship building Enhance leadership and communications skills
Interact with and meet a variety of people Interact with and meet a variety of people Team building with the Red Cross, volunteers and community partners
Expand knowledge base in humanitarian efforts and emergency/disaster response
Training: Orientation to the American Red Cross On -the-job training from supervisor, as needed