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Volunteer Partner to Service to Armed Forces Manager

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The American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

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 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

Development Opp:

  • 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

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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

4961 Pittsburgh AvenueErie, PA 16509

(42.07405,-80.11028)
 

SKILLS

  • Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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