American Red Cross volunteers travel all over the country during times of need to provide direct assistance to those affected by disaster. Volunteers in the Utah & Nevada Region deployed to Texas, Louisiana, Colorado, Oregon, and other locations this past year to work in shelters, provide food, and provide ongoing assistance to people affected by massive wildfires and hurricanes. We need a leadership volunteer to oversee this deployment program to ensure our volunteers can get to where they need to be to support communities in their most difficult moments. The time commitment is flexible, all training is provided, and you can complete the majority of your duties from home. This position can be based anywhere in Utah or Nevada.
If you have leadership and organizational skills and a passion for humanitarian work, please consider joining our team!
Coordination with Disaster Cycle Services team, Disaster Workforce Engagement Team, and disaster responders to ensure readiness
Assigning and deploying responders from within their region to disaster-affected areas
Promoting deployment to staff and volunteers throughout the region and assisting and training responders to enter their availability in Volunteer Connection
Ensuring that the steps in the Deploy Workers Standards and Procedures are completed
Ensuring coordinated community to workforce to increase availability for deployment to Disaster Relief Operation
Ensuring team members are trained in recruitment and deployment procedures
Ensuring coverage of requests for deployable volunteers
Reviewing post-deployment interview information collected by team members for trends in recruitment, deployment, or operational issues
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.
We'll work with your schedule.
6616 South 900 EastSalt Lake City, UT84121
January 13, 2021
Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Roughly 10 hours per month. Greater during Disaster Relief Operations