Red Cross Seeking Fire Department Coordinator to support Disaster Services Program
ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Cascades Region
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Do you have a passion to support your community? Do you like creating and managing relationships? Are you looking for an impactful volunteer role that you can do remotely?
Consider joining the Red Cross Emergency Management Team as a Territory Coordinator.
Our Emergency Management Territory Coordinator collaborates with partners to develop and implement strategies to enable an effective and efficient community response during a disaster while adhering to the principles of the Red Cross. Volunteers will work directly with our Disaster Program Manager to foster relationships with local fire departments, sharing the resources and planning around local, small and large scale disaster responses, as well as on-going Preparedness efforts, such as Free Smoke Alarm installations and home fire education.Volunteers in this role will attend in-person and virtual meetings, correspond regularly with local Fire Department contacts, and support our volunteer teams in the Disaster Program territory.
Red Cross will provide volunteers training on our programs and resources, no previous experience needed. Just bring your passion for relationship building and community outreach!
Potential Candidates should have the ability to build and lead a team using a collaborative leadership style and demonstrating traits of honesty, forward looking, competence, intelligence and compassion.
This position will envision a team’s impact on Emergency Management relationships 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.
Previous experience leading teams is highly desired, but not required.
About American Red Cross - Cascades Region
3131 N. Vancouver Ave, Portland, OR 97227, 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 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. The Red Cross workforce is made up of over 90% volunteers, meaning our mission is carried out by community members like yourself.
Multiple locations Cannon Beach, OR 97110
August 11, 2022
- Disaster Response
- Community Outreach
- Project Management
- Public Speaking
- Relationship Building
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Time commitment varies, ability to attend Fire Department meetings and events in various locations as a Red Cross liaison.