Red Cross- Volunteer Recognition and Appreciation Lead

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross / Northwest Region


This position supports the development and implementation of both formal and informal recognition efforts and promotes formal regional recognition programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote the participation in the formal regional recognition programs
  • Lead the One Red Cross Volunteer Recognition Committee throughout the year to ensure all lines of business are represented in regional events and activities.
  • Develop and implement both informal and formal volunteer appreciation & recognition events and programs
  • Work with the departments team to support volunteer supervisors with ideas, tips, and reminders for ways to informally and formally recognize volunteers
  • Promote a culture that supports volunteerism by reinforcing the importance of volunteer appreciation on a daily basis
  • Support a team of volunteers to ensure that the regional recognition plan is implemented
  • Act as a subject matter expert on formal and informal recognition opportunities


  • Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs
  • Proven leadership in nonprofit or for-profit organizations
  • Cultural sensitivity to diverse audiences
  • Knowledge and understanding of Red Cross services and operations and opportunities for volunteer service
  • Work well both individually and with others
  • Relevant, complementary management and/or technical skills/operational experience
  • Can understand and communicate a leadership role
  • Relationship building skills working collaboratively with staff partners as well as board members, senior management, and other volunteer partners as needed
  • Understand the value of volunteers and provide leadership and support to ensure volunteers are productive and have a mutually rewarding experience both within the immediate team environment and within other departments

Development Opportunities

  • Community advocacy and leadership
  • Relationship building
  • Enhance leadership and communication skills
  • Interact with and meet a variety of people
  • Team building with the Red Cross, volunteers and community partners

Length of Appointment

One year appointment, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance of position

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About American Red Cross / Northwest Region


1900 25th Ave South, Seattle, WA 98114, 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メ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
Community, Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Seattle, WA 98144



  • Event Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 2 hours per month, working remotely and on-site. Greater commitment of time during the annual recognition time period.

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