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Service to the Armed Forces- VA Deputy

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross


  • Purpose This leadership position is responsible for supporting coordination between the Red Cross and VA Health Care Facilities in the local area.
  • Responsibilities * Supports and acts as a local liaison on behalf of the Red Cross
    * Ensure all potential VA Voluntary Services (VAVS) volunteers are registered with the local Red Cross unit, receive volunteer orientation, are assisted with the VAVS application and placement and receive information on volunteer opportunities with the VA
    * Promote the recruitment of volunteers and donations of financial and material resources in accordance with facility needs
    * Attend and participate in quarterly VAVS meetings, serve on VAVS Sub-committees and task groups and assist with improving the overall VAVS program
    * Coordinate with the VAVS Program Manager to perform the Annual Joint Review (AJR)
    * Facilitate volunteer placement in coordination with the VA Program Manager and workplace supervisor and assist VA staff when an affiliated volunteer must be removed for cause
    * Maintain records and submit reports as required by the Red Cross and VA
    * Share VAVS committee voting privileges with appointed deputy as needed
    * Attend quarterly phone meetings with the assigned Red Cross National Deputy and Division Staff.


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About American Red Cross


1450 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90021, 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 its 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. Join a team of 4000+ regular volunteers in the Los Angeles Region to deliver services to local communities daily, weekly or monthly.


Veterans & Military Families
Community, Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Los Angeles, CA 90021



  • Resource Development / Management




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Established by the local Red Cross unit with a minimum of 10 hours per month

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