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NHQ:ISD - LAC: Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Support Volunteer

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American Red Cross - National Headquarters

Purpose Statement:
This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) International Services Department (ISD) team. This is a remote (volunteer-from-home opportunity). This position will support the Program Support Unit Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Program Officer with programming and operations. The volunteer will also work closely with the LAC Regional Office. Support tasks will include updating documents, working with ECOS (grant management system), and ad hoc requests. This is an opportunity for the volunteer to learn about international disaster preparedness and response programming.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the review of proposals for copy editing, budgets, formatting.
  • Participate in meetings.
  • Provide assistance with data management.
  • Organize SharePoint and other files.
  • Help create Program Support Unit (PSU) tools to streamline work Upload document to ECOS (grant management system).
Qualifications:

Required:

  • Proficient in Spanish writing, editing and speaking in a style that is neutral in tone/dialect, required. Note: A Spanish proficiency test must be completed as a part of the interview process for this position.
  • Experience translating English language materials into Spanish Project management experience Microsoft Skills, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

Preferred:

  • International and multicultural experience.
  • Ability to work with senior leaders.
Length of Apptmt: Minimum 6-month commitment with opportunity to renew.

To apply for this opportunity and register as an American Red Cross volunteer, individuals must reside in the United States or on one of the United States Service to the Armed Forces stations. If you are an individual that does not meet this criteria, but are interested in volunteering with the Red Cross or Red Crescent Society in your country, please visit: https://www.ifrc.org/volunteer-us

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About American Red Cross - National Headquarters

Location:

431 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20006, 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.

Description

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.

Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Office Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Spanish
  • People Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 24 hours per week

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