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Community Volunteer Leader

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross

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This position supports the Regional Communications and Public Affairs department.

A Community Volunteer Leader (CVL) is a leadership volunteer who works in partnership with the Executive Director (or Regional Executive) with the primary goal of building capacity to deliver the local Red Cross mission. The CVL extends the reach of the Executive Director by serving as the face of Red Cross in a geographic location.

This may be accomplished through one or more of the following activities:

  • Participating in local community events as an extension of the Executive Director or Regional Executive.
  • Building, regaining and/or enhancing the Red Cross presence in the local community by sharing information and bringing relationships and resources to the Red Cross.
  • Cultivating and stewarding external relationships (elected officials, local service clubs, partners and other key stakeholders) that expand the Red Cross mission.
  • Serving as an advocate, representing Red Cross volunteer needs within a specific community.
  • Sharing needs for volunteers with social networks & circles of influence.
  • Maintaining a general working knowledge of all Red Cross services and critical needs.
  • In chapters where Red Cross collects blood, the CVL:
    • Represents the Red Cross blood donation needs within a specific community.
    • Shares the need for blood donations with social networks & circles of influence.
    • Ensures blood drive sponsors are representative of the local community and fill specific needs identified by the region.
    • Asks blood drive sponsors to meet blood drive objectives, increase the productivity of blood drives and help to recruit donors to blood drives
    • Asks new sponsors to participate in the blood donation program to meet the strategic needs of the region.


Volunteers applying for in-person position assignments require vaccination verification. Instructions to provide information and supporting documentation of vaccination will be provided once you submit your application.

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About American Red Cross

Location:

620 E Main St, Endicott, NY 13760, 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Community
Disaster Relief
Board Development, Community, Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations East Branch, NY 13756

(41.98842,-75.13378)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Business Development
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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