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NHQ:DCS - Disaster Learning Solutions - Volunteer Newsletter Writer

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - National Headquarters

his position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) department, specifically the Disaster Learning Solutions (DLS) team. This is a 100% virtual (volunteer-from-home) opportunity. The Volunteer Newsletter Writer manages and writes the Volunteer Newsletter that is distributed to NHQ DLS volunteers quarterly.


  • Stay in tuned with monthly communications calendar themes and explore ideas for potential newsletter stories/features.
  • Research newsletter assignments to ensure accuracy of information, such as stats, historical events and names are factual and up to date.
  • Coordinate and perform interviews with featured indivuals.
  • Draft blog stories within specified deadlines, ensuring final submissions have been proofread and edited.


  • Reliable access to resources needed to volunteer 100% virtually
  • Experience in writing newsletters
  • Excellent organizational skills to work independently and manage projects with many moving parts.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Outlook and Teams
  • Willingness to comply with current disaster cycle services and Red Cross policies
Length Of Appointment:
1 year commitment with opportunity to renew

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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


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week, during business hours.

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