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VA Hospital Deputy Representative

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The American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania

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Purpose: This Leadership position is responsible for assisting the local Representative in supporting coordination between the Red Cross and the VA Health Care Facilities in Pittsburgh.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports and Acts as a local liaison on behalf of the Red Cross
  • Ensure all potential VA Voluntary Services (VAVS) volunteers are registered with the local Red Cross unit, receive volunteer orientation, are assisted with the VAVS application and placement and receive information on volunteer opportunities with the VA
  • Promote the recruitment of volunteers and donations of financial and material resources in accordance with facility needs
  • Attend and participate in quarterly VAVS meetings, serve on VAVS sub-committees and task groups and assist with improving the overall VAVS program
  • Assist local Representative and VA Program manager in the coordination of the annual Join Review
Qualifications:
  • Broad understanding of the American Red Cross and its opportunities for volunteer service
  • Basic Computer and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate and work with other leaders in a management team relationship
  • Ability to show initiative and work independently
  • Program management experience is a plus but not required
  • Must be able to achieve a successful VA Background check/security badging check
Training:
  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • VAVS Orientation at the local VA
  • Specific Job Related training provided by the VAVS Program Manager
  • VAVS Related on the job training provided by the local Red Cross

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About The American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania

Location:

2201 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222, 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.‚Äč

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.

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Pittsburgh, PA 15222

(40.44753,-79.9934)
 

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Recruiting
  • Veteran Care
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • established by the local Red Cross Unit with a minimum of 5-10 hours per month

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