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LEADERSHIP VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Distribution of Emergency Supplies Regional Lead - TX Gulf Coast

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American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region


Are you a supply chain professional looking for a way to gift your talents to a non-profit? The Red Cross within the Texas Gulf Coast is looking for a Regional Distribution of Emergency Supplies Lead.

Distribution of Emergency Supplies (DES) provides more than one item to more than one individual at one time. Traditionally, this has been clean up items, flashlights, food coolers, gloves, etc.

This position is responsible for the overall execution of DES within the region including:
1. Serve as District DES Lead or DRO DES Lead during operations
2. Oversee overall DES program, ensuring current DES guidance is observed
3. Ensure effective planning for DES operations
4. Ensure adequate supplies for DES operations
5. Ensure adequate partnerships are pre-identified to address DES needs identified in regional plans and coordinate DES operational plans and manage expectations around DES capability, capacity and reporting
6. Build DES capacity and capability through recruitment, training and mentoring
7. Serve as the Red Cross subject matter expert in distribution of emergency supplies program guidance and tools


Ability to build and lead a team using a collaborative leadership style and demonstrating traits of honesty, forward looking, competence, intelligence and compassion. This Lead will envision a team’s impact in Mass Care and inspire the team into action. They will ensure the team understands how they fit into the larger DCS structure and how their actions can positively influence and support the DCS Program as a whole.

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About American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region


2700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098, 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. La Cruz Roja Americana previene y alivia el sufrimiento humano frente a emergencias movilizando el poder de los voluntarios y la generosidad de los donantes.


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.

Todos los días, la Cruz Roja Americana ayuda a las personas en situaciones de emergencia. Ya sea que se trate de una familia desplazada, miles de víctimas de desastres, o brindar atención y consuelo a un miembro del servicio o veterano enfermo o lesionado o apoyo a un miembro de la familia militar, nuestro trabajo vital es posible gracias a personas como usted. Es a través del tiempo y el cuidado de la gente común que podemos hacer cosas extraordinarias.
Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Supply Chain Logistics
  • Inventory Management
  • Program Management
  • Management
  • Disaster Response
  • Delivery


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies - significant commitment during large scale disaster response

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