Logistics Lead - TOTES OF HOPE to Military and Veteran Communities

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Greater Pennsylvania Region

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Totes of Hope Logistics Lead - Harrisburg area

  • This position is primarily remote. Candidates should be available to occasionally come to Harrisburg (Dauphin County, Cumberland county (Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Duncannon (17020), **research ½ hr drive locations and zip codes**

Purpose

Lead the Red Cross engagement with community partners to champion support to the military community. This position supports the American Red Cross Regional Service to the Armed Forces department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a volunteer team to develop community partnerships
    * Work with the Region leadership engaged with developing community partnerships
    * Attend coalition and partner meetings
    * Develop and maintain partnerships with key community organizations/agencies
    * Support the Red Cross mission
    * Maintain professionalism and conduct as stated in Red Cross policy
    * Oversee Quality Assurance of program
    * Oversee volunteer training needs

Time Commitment

1-4 hours per week depending on program demands and deliveries

Qualifications

  • Willing and able to support the Red Cross SAF mission and have an awareness of and appreciation for military culture, military families, and veterans' issues
    * Ability to communicate effectively in a public setting
    * Comfortable presenting to large and small audiences
    * Ability to interact effectively with culturally diverse audiences
    * Flexible and able to adapt quickly to schedule changes
    * Knowledge of Red Cross policy
    * Knowledge of military and community resources
    * Willingness to comply with current public health and Red Cross policies.

Training

  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
    * SAF Military 101
    * SAF Overview
    * Introduction to SAF Casework (optional)
    * On the job training

Relationships

Regional Red Cross staff and volunteer leaders especially those doing community relations; the SAF casework team, and community organizations/agencies.

Length of Appointment

May retain position as long as training is updated and regional engagement criteria is met. Leadership position continuation will be evaluated and discussed during Career Path conversation and based on performance reviews and regional activity.

Development Opportunities

Leadership in community engagement

To get started: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=114743&h=193&p=1899125

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About American Red Cross - Greater Pennsylvania Region

Location:

701 Centre Ave., Reading, PA 19601, 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

The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas:
Disaster Relief
Supporting America's Military Families
Collect lifesaving blood
Health and Safety
International Services

CAUSE AREAS

Veterans & Military Families
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Enola, PA 17025

(40.2897,-76.9583)
 

SKILLS

  • Executive Admin
  • Administrative Support
  • Program Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18

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