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American Red Cross - San Bernardino County Chapter

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Purpose:
This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department.
Save lives and prevent injuries by providing free education to community members. Lead a team and/or specific aspect of the Community Disaster Education program by working with paid and volunteer staff and following program guidance.


Key Responsibilities:

The Preparedness Division provides appropriate preparedness programming within a community to assist community members to prepare for home fires and other disasters. Responsibilities for this position include:

  1. Providing ongoing supervision to Team Members
  2. Follow all standards and procedures for implementing and delivering community disaster education programs in the chapter/territory
  3. Ensure the chapter/territory achieves its fiscal year target for Community Disaster Education (if applicable)
  4. Work with volunteer services to recruit volunteers and ensure all presenters are trained according to program requirements
  5. Work with all Red Cross lines of service to build a robust outreach and community engagement program, for example, working with Services to the Armed Forces in the region to offer programs at military bases in the region
  6. Work with program leadership, chapter/territory volunteers, workforce engagement leads and other within Disaster Cycle Services to ensure Community Disaster Education presentations are successfully scheduled and staffed appropriately
  7. Coordinate presentations in the same zip codes as the Home Fire Campaign, and build community partnerships with organizations like Boys and Girls Clubs and YMCAs, as well as other disaster partners
  8. Attend applicable training webinars and workshops
  9. Complete other required tasks in a timely fashion
  10. Ensure all data is reporting according to program parameters; and
  11. Provide national headquarters with ideas, stories and lessons learned that could improve the programs
  12. Facilitate the identification and mentoring of new volunteer leadership

Qualifications:
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation in Volunteer Connection if participating in in-person activities and/or performing work in a Red Cross facility.
  • Ability to build and lead a team using a collaborative leadership style, required
  • Program or project management experience, required
  • Demonstrates traits of honesty, forward looking, required
  • Capacity to envision the team's impact in their area and inspire them into action, required
  • Ability to communicate how the team fits into the larger DCS structure and how their actions can positively influence and support the DCS Program as a whole, required
  • Ability to relate effectively with diverse groups and individuals, required
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, required
  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand, and review program guidelines and tools, required

Training:Required
  • Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview (Required)
  • Everyone's Welcome (Required)
  • Red Cross Volunteer Orientation
  • Complete all online/in-person training and review all relevant information for the Community Preparedness Education Program you are supporting (Hands-Only CPR, Ready Rating or Be Red Cross Ready Presentations). Review all preparedness program materials and guidance posted on the Exchange in the Preparedness Toolkit.

Time Commitment: a year

We Provide all trainings!

"WE ARE LOOKING FOR LOCAL HEROES TO POSITIVELY IMPACT!"
#MLK
Sign-up to volunteer today! Please email questions to Juana Zapata, the Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist, at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org or (951) 205-6689.

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About American Red Cross - San Bernardino County Chapter

Location:

10600 N Trademark, Suite 406, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730, 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. People like you, serving as Blood Services Ambassadors helping to improve a blood donor's experience or serving as a Blood Driver, transporting lifesaving blood and blood product make a difference every day. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

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Crisis Support
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10600 N. Trademark Parkway, Suite 406Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

(34.08113,-117.57308)
 

SKILLS

  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitment A year
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation in Volunteer Connection if participating in in-person activities and/or performing work in a Red Cross facility.

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