An American Red Cross Community Volunteer Leader (CVL) is serves as an ambassador for a community, with the primary goal of developing, building and expanding the presence of the Red Cross in a given area. A CVL serves as the face of the Red Cross to local communities with a dedicated focus on recruiting volunteers, managing relationships, fulfilling region-wide objectives and supporting delivery of the Red Cross mission.
A Community Volunteer Leader (CVL) is a leadership volunteer who works in partnership with the Executive Director. The CVL helps recruit a volunteer workforce that is both inclusive and represents the demographics of the community and fills the specific needs identified by the region.
This is accomplished through:
Serving as an advocate, representing the Red Cross volunteer needs within a specific community.
Sharing volunteer needs within social networks / circles of influence.
Meeting with community groups and schools to share about volunteer opportunities.
Helping build / regain/ enhance presence in the local community.
Providing Red Cross updates to local service clubs (Rotary, Kiwanis, etc.).
Assisting with cultivating, managing and stewarding external partner relationships.
Supporting routine meetings with key stakeholders (fire chiefs, mayors, veteran organizations, local media partners).
Interest in promoting volunteerism
Be sensitive to others and work well in stressful situations with a wide variety of people
Be a creative self-starter who is able to successfully manage multiple tasks and priorities
Embrace diversity and inclusion
Ability to work in a variety of roles, including those of consultant, collaborator, and administrator
If interested, contact: Julie Mucilli, Volunteer Coordinator Julie.Mucilli@redcross.org or 510-421-4527
About American Red Cross of Northern California Coastal Region
1663 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, US
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.