Volunteer Recruitment Team Member

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ORGANIZATION: AMERICAN RED CROSS

  • Purpose This position supports the Regional Volunteer Services department. Assists the implementation of the regional volunteer recruitment plan by performing volunteer recruitment activities to attract a skilled, talented and diverse volunteers workforce to service in all lines of business around the organization
  • Responsibilities
    • Assists in the development and implementation of volunteer workforce recruitment activities.
    • Recruits volunteers for all lines of service and departments.
    • Meets with Volunteer Management team to determine targeted recruitment needs in the region.
    • Proactively recruits new volunteers for general and specific volunteer opportunities.
    • Recruits current volunteers for new opportunities and leadership positions.
    • Researches outreach events and fairs. Reaches out to community groups to set up recruitment presentations.
    • Plans and carries out recruitment events in communities served by the region, for both identified partner groups and open-call interest meetings.
    • Promotes volunteer opportunities at community events.
    • Advertises and markets for open-call events.
  • Time Commitment

    5-10 hours per month, often evenings and weekends

  • 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.
    • Broad understanding of the American Red Cross and its opportunities for volunteer service.
    • Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs.
    • Recruiting experience OR the ability to effectively communicate Red Cross mission and activities in a manner that is both attractive and realistic.
  • Relationships

    Partners with Volunteer Services Team, business lines, department supervisors, community groups and community leaders

  • Length of Appointment

    6 months renewable

  • Development Opportunities

    The Volunteer Services Volunteer Recruitment Member receives support, guidance, and encouragement from the Volunteer Services Team. He or she has access to relevant learning opportunities and materials that prepare for and support this role.

  • Requirements
    • Orientation to the American Red Cross
    • Volunteer Recruitment Training Curriculum
    • On-the-job training as needed

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About AMERICAN RED CROSS

Location:

2825 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294, 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

Community
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Harrisonburg, VA 22801

(38.40499,-78.87223)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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