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Our Youth Needs You!! Youth Engagement Lead Needed! Help our Youth Clubs!

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American Red Cross - San Bernardino HIGH DESERT County Chapter

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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
    • Qualifications
      • 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
    • Time Commitment
      • 1-year commitment at minimum
      • 8-10 hours per week, working remotely and on-site
    • Development Opportunities

§ 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.

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About American Red Cross - San Bernardino HIGH DESERT County Chapter

Location:

10600 N. Trademark Parkway, Suite 406, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730, 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.​

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.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

17199 Yuma St. Suite 2Victorville, CA 92395

(34.47301,-117.2875)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Customer Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • Safety & Disaster Education

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 year commitment at minimum 8-10 hours per week, working remotely and on-site
  • 1-year commitment at minimum 8-10 hours per week, working remotely and on-site

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