NHQ:ISD - DIV - LAC: Admin Support - Travel and Event Logistics

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - National Headquarters

Purpose:
This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) International Services (ISD) department. This is a 100% virtual (volunteer-from-home) opportunity.

The Admin Support volunteer is responsible for supporting travel, calendar and logistics related Leadership staff field visits and a particular focus on the design and coordination events (meetings, workshops, training and conference style event), ensuring compliance with ISD and National Societies regulations and internal processes.

Responsibility:

  • To support travel arrangements (including but not limited to airfare, lodging, transportation and visas) and logistics (including but not limited to venue, catering, interpretation)
  • Assists Global Director and Deputy in tracking calendars, organizing calendar for meetings.
  • Ensures compliance with ISD and National Society requirements, internal policies and procedures and follows best practices.
  • Maintains and updates electronic records and databases.
Qualifications:

Required:

  • Reliable access to resources needed to volunteer 100% virtually
  • Minimum of three years of relevant work experience in project support, administrative and travel and (transportation, hotel, meeting room, catering services) event logistics management.
  • Project management experience or certification
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • High competency with technology and experience with Microsoft office suite
  • Strong customer service expertise and focus.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent and effective written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact with a wide range of individuals from varied backgrounds at all levels within the organization
  • Strong time management skills and ability to deliver services on time

Preferred:

  • Minimum of two-year work experience in an international organization.
  • Project management skills

Training:

  • Training on Red Cross internal processes such as travel coordination and meeting arrangement software.
  • General Red Cross orientation
Length Of Appointment:
1 year, renewable

Development Opportunities:
  • Opportunity to work with leadership
  • Opportunity to learn about the organization and overseas locations



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About American Red Cross - National Headquarters

Location:

431 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20006, 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. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief

WHEN

Sat Dec 17, 2022 - Fri Mar 17, 2023

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 - 10 hours per week. Must be available 2 - 4 hours per week during business hours.

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