Disaster Cycle Service Home Fire Campaign Team Leader Baltimore, Maryland

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region

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This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department.

Each year, the Red Cross responds to an average of more than 60,000 disasters, the vast majority of which are home fires. With our coalition partners, we are working to help reduce death and injuries from home fires in high-risk communities. With your participation, we have the opportunity to make a difference in our communities and save lives tragically lost due to home fires. The Home Fire Campaign aims to save lives by installing smoke alarms and educating residents about home fire risks by providing home-safety checklists and plans in vulnerable neighborhoods.

The purpose of this position is to lead and build the capacity of team members to implement Home Fire Campaign programming. Depending on the local situation, work may be done virtually or in-person.

Responsibilities

  • Provide ongoing supervision to Home Fire Campaign Team Members
  • Support the annual preparedness goals, Regional Disaster Officer (RDO) objectives, and regional/chapter plan for preparedness services through participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities
  • Assign Home Fire Campaign activities to team members in your operating area according to the relevant activities and there.
  • Projects may include tasks such as leading Home Fire Campaign events, meeting with partners to build relationships, conducting inventory, supporting reporting efforts, and procuring or receiving preparedness supplies

Qualifications

  • Willingness to comply with Red Cross COVID-19 policies for in-person volunteer activities.

Ability to:

  • build and lead a team using a collaborative leadership style, required
  • demonstrate traits of honesty, forward-looking, competence, intelligence, and compassion, required
  • build effective relationships with groups and individuals who can help with related goals, required
  • follow and implement requests received from a supervisor with little or no supervision, required
  • adapt to change, negotiate compromise and tolerate ambiguity, required
  • be sensitive in human interactions to diversity and inclusiveness

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About American Red Cross - National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region

Location:

4700 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, 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 a service 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
Education & Literacy
Emergency & Safety
Community, Education & Literacy, Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4700 Mount Hope DriveBaltimore, MD 21215

(39.34757,-76.70745)
 

SKILLS

  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Data Entry
  • Program Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Roughly 10-12 hours per month. Must have a flexible schedule including daytime, and weekday hours.
  • While events occur throughout the week, you will be assisting with planning them and supporting team members, so the ability to volunteer throughout the week is important.

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