NHQ:ISD-QDL-PMO: Volunteer Project Manager

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - National Headquarters

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) International Services (ISD) department. This is a 100% virtual (volunteer-from-home) opportunity. Volunteer will need reliable access to resources needed to volunteer virtually. The Volunteer Project Manager will staff key NHQ projects on the ISD and Services to Armed Forces (SAF) Project Portfolio with Project Management expertise. This position will be a member of the ISD/SAF NHQ Project Management Office, and will be assigned to manage one NHQ project.


The Volunteer Project Manager will be responsible for managing project through to completion, including:

  • Stakeholder management risk management
  • Creating and maintaining project documentation (e.g. Project Lead to create Project Charter, Project Plan, WBS, etc.)
  • Supporting Project Team on reporting requirements
  • Shepherding project team to hit WBS milestones


  • Project Management Certification required (PMP preferred)
  • 10 years of Project Management experience
  • 5 years of experience briefing Senior Leaders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to organize and present information in a clear and concise way to a variety of audiences


  • 5 years’ experience coaching teams on how to use PM tools (e.g. Project Charter, Plan, Work Breakdown Structure: WBS, Risk Register, etc)
  • Volunteer will need reliable access to resources needed to volunteer virtually.

General Red Cross and ISD

Length Of Appointment:
Minimum 6 month commitment, renewable

Development Opportunities:
Apply business skills to enhance programs that benefit military families as well as vulnerable communities overseas Learn about the international Red Cross and Red Crescent, including engaging with peers in other countries Enhance leadership and cross-cultural competencies.

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About American Red Cross - National Headquarters


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.


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.


Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief


Wed Jan 11, 2023 - Fri Mar 31, 2023


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Office Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Project Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours per week with availability during business hours

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