NHQ:SAF - PPD - DCS Partnerships - Program Manager Volunteer Partner

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - National Headquarters

Purpose Statement:
This is a 100% remote (volunteer-from-home) position. A Volunteer Partner serves as a peer and confidante working collaboratively with a Red Cross leader to achieve Red Cross goals and objectives. This position supports the National Headquarters Program Manager for Services to the Armed Forces (SAF) Partnerships with SAF-Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) engagement. In this role, the volunteer will support the development of policies and programs to further SAF-DCS collaboration. This work supports Divisional and Regional staff, both CONUS (Continental United States) and OCONUS (Outside the Continental US), during steady and operational states.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute an implementation work plan outlining objectives, strategies, and tactics supporting SAF’s priorities.
  • Set realistic targets and focus on delivering results.
  • Proactively identify and respond to challenges impacting the SAF’s priorities with steps to address those challenges.
  • Build a culture that supports the Red Cross mission.
  • Design an ongoing succession plan, consistent with the development/training program.
  • Key Involvement in Ad Hoc projects (both tactical and strategic) as and when required.
  • Collaborate with the Program Manager for SAF Partnerships to develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures in support of SAF-DCS collaboration.
  • Provide support to Divisional and Regional staff, both CONUS and OCONUS, during steady and operational states.
  • Attend and/or lead meetings as required.
  • Collaborate with Policy and Program Development team members to support ongoing projects.
  • Develop reports for and make recommendations to leadership staff

Qualifications:
Required:

  • Required:

    • Passion to support the Red Cross mission
    • Knowledge of DCS policies, programs, and procedures and/or experience with disaster response outside of the American Red Cross.
    • Experience with data collection, analysis, and report writing.
    • Computer skills and working knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel
    • Strategic thinking and process-oriented with regards to decision making and implementation planning.
    • Ability to interact effectively with audiences from a variety of backgrounds.
    • Strong communication skills verbally and in writing, to diverse audiences including Red Cross leadership staff.
    • Able to understand and communicate the organization’s vision and mission.
    • Relationship building skills working collaboratively with staff partners as well as board members, senior management, and other internal partners.
    • Flexible and able to adapt quickly to schedule changes.
    • Work well both individually and with others.
    • Familiarity of and appreciation for military culture, military families, and veterans' issues.
    • Proven leadership in nonprofit or for-profit organizations.
    • Willingness to comply with current public health and Red Cross policies
    • Must reside in the United States

    Preferred:

    • Red Cross SAF experience
    • Military Service experience
    • Knowledge of military and community resources

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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
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • PC Platform

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Approximately 10-20 hours per week within the hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm EST, M/T/W/TH/F. Volunteer will occasionally be asked to provide support outside of these hours during active operations. Not required to be on-call.
  • Volunteer Frequency: Weekly Length of Appointment: 1 year

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