Youth Engagement Lead- Middle School & High School
The Youth Engagement Lead serves as a peer and confidante working collaboratively with the regional Volunteer Services team, specifically the Engagement Specialist, to support National Youth Strategy goals and objectives to educate and engage youth in all aspects of the Red Cross mission.
Collaborate with Volunteer Engagement Specialist to create realistic targets, focused on delivering results in the 5 pillars of youth engagement (Learning, Blood Donors, Fundraising, International Humanitarian Law and Social Engagement)
Assisting Volunteer Engagement Specialist in overseeing the local Youth Advisory Council and Leadership Committee
Empower youth volunteerism and leadership by building connections between youth and the Red Cross mission
Work closely with Engagement Specialist to integrate youth into Red Cross programs and activities
Develop/build a team of skilled volunteers, including Red Cross Club Coordinators; build rapport with youth engagement team and youth volunteers to better support their growth and development
Comfortable working with and leading youth and young adults
Works well individually and with others
Cultural sensitivity to diverse audiences
Team building, and succession planning skills to build youth program continuity
Understanding the value of youth and young adult volunteers and providing leadership and support to ensure youth and young adult volunteers are productive and have a mutually rewarding experience
Needs to be flexible
1-year commitment at minimum
8-10 hours per week, working remotely and on-site
§ 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
§ Expand knowledge base in humanitarian efforts and emergency/disaster response
Great Opportunity for those who are and/or going into a career working with High School and College age individuals!!!
Training: We provide all the training! Begin shadowing A.S.A.P.
"WE ARE LOOKING FOR LOCAL HEROES TO POSITIVELY IMPACT YOUR COMMUNITY"
Sign-up to volunteer today! Please email questions to Juana Zapata, the Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist, at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org or (951) 205-6689.