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Seeking A Youth Action Campaign Coordinator! - Vermont Based

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Northern New England

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Your local American Red Cross office is seeking a leadership volunteer to serve as a coordinator for our Youth Action Campaign which focuses on making youth aware of International Humanitarian Law. Do you have experience working with youth and want to learn all about International Humanitarian Law? This could be a great way for you to give back to your community in a meaningful way. Here is what you could do as a YAC Coordinator:

The coordinator for the International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Youth Action Campaign (YAC) coordinates the program at a regional level. The YAC informs youth ages 13-24 about IHL and encourages youth to build a peer-to-peer awareness campaign on an IHL topic.

  • Attend the Coordinator Training administered by NHQ.
    ·Recruit teams of youth IHL advocates from your region to participate in the program.
    ·Implement the IHL training for youth teams and help them to design their campaigns on an IHL topic.
    ·Commit 2-4 hours a week with youth teams during the implementation of the campaign.
    ·Take responsibility for youth registration, evaluation of the campaign, purchasing of supplies, and process for selecting who to send to DC for the annual summit.
    ·Report data related to metrics to regional staff in a timely manner.
    ·Communicate as necessary with the IHL Program Officer at NHQ.
    ·Participate in the monthly call during the implementation of the program.
    ·Perform other job-related duties, as assigned.

In addition to having experience working with youth we are seeking someone who is passionate about our Red Cross mission, has computer skills, and has effective communication skills. This role can provide you with professional experience with a highly respected organization. If you would like to join the team, please sign up at redcross.org/volunteer.

Not the role for you? Check out other available opportunities at redcross.org/volunteer.

The American Red Cross aspires to be an organization fully committed to diversity and inclusion by creating and maintaining a diverse, high-performing workforce of employees and volunteers who reflect all communities we serve.

Our need for volunteers is constant and our guidelines reflect the latest CDC safety recommendations and follow the national and local government laws. COVID-19 vaccination is strongly encouraged and is required for in-person volunteer roles.

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About American Red Cross of Northern New England

Location:

32 North Prospect, Burlington, VT 05401, 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.​ Sleeves Up. Heart Open. All In.

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Advocacy & Human Rights, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Burlington, VT 05401

(44.47585,-73.21212)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Administrative Support
  • Program Management
  • Group Facilitation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per week
  • Sign up at redcross.org/ volunteer or follow this direct link to apply now: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&h=231&p=1183371

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