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NHQ:ISD - PMR: People First Volunteer Project Manager - Special Projects

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American Red Cross - National Headquarters

Purpose Statement:
This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) International Services (ISD) department. This is a remote (volunteer-from-home) position. The Project Manager will enhance the ability of Red Cross personnel in working collaboratively with one another by supporting the combined Service to the Armed Forces and International Services Departments (SAF/ISD) by serving as a subject matter expert and resource for project management and change management for the People First Committee. This person is responsible for the overall implementation of the People First Committee in conjunction with Senior Leadership Team members who sponsor the sub-committees. The project manager will also liaise with the PMO, working in partnership with project teams, stakeholders, and sponsors to realize successful project planning, execution, implementation, and budget control.


  • Support a blended committee of employees and volunteers to deliver and promote human capital activities and resources within the department.
  • Leverage subject matter expertise in project management to enhance and complement current and future activities.
  • Liaise with the senior leadership team for ISD/SAF.
  • Consult the ISD/SAF PMO to maintain situational awareness of the department’s strategy and goals, and to report on the work performed.



  • Project management experience.
  • Experience leading a change management initiative [with experience in one or more leading change management frameworks / theories of change (e.g., ADKAR, Kotter, McKinsey 7-S].
  • Tools used: SharePoint, Teams, Office, O365, Power BI, Salesforce.


  • Understanding of the American Red Cross mission.
  • Project Management Professional certification.
Length of Apptmt: Minimum 1-year commitment, renewable.

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:

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About American Red Cross - National Headquarters


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.


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


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This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


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  • 10 hours per week

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