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Purpose: Engage the military community, including active military, veterans, and their family members, with the Red Cross resiliency program.
Develop the capacity for the region to provide the program in a virtual format;
Coordinate the offering of the program to include arranging location, staffing and providing the logistics for on-line workshops;
Work with facilitators and instructors before, during and after workshops to manage their participation by communicating event information, serving as technical host for on-line workshops (opening meetings, muting participants, putting up slides), and emailing workshop handouts;
Assist in marketing of the resiliency program in the military community;
Provide IT support to workshop attendees as needed to ensure successful participation;
Understand and apply SAF policies, procedures and protocols related to Red Cross services consistently and correctly.
Strong computer skills including use of internet search tools, intranet, remote conferencing services (Zoom), and Microsoft Office Suite;
Ability to communicate effectively in a virtual setting, working with small groups and individuals;
Ability to interact effectively with culturally diverse audiences;
Flexible and able to adapt quickly to schedule changes, technical issues and other changes;
Awareness and appreciation for military culture, military families and veteran issues.
About American Red Cross - National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region
4700 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, 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 it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to a service 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.
Veterans & Military Families
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
April 19, 2021
Basic Computer Skills
Microsoft Office Suite
Must be at least 18
4-6 hours per week;
Workshops to be offered at various times including days, evenings and weekends;
Anticipated schedule of 2-4 workshops per month;
Hours commitment will be greater during start-up of the virtual program.
Volunteer must have access to a computer with reliable internet access. Volunteer must be comfortable with video conferencing as they will serve as tech host for workshops.