Youth Engagement Coordinator - Lancaster County

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Greater Pennsylvania Region

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Purpose:

The Regional Coordinator for the International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Youth Action Campaign (YAC) oversees the program at a regional level. This role involves educating youth aged 13-24 about IHL and empowering them to develop and lead peer-to-peer awareness campaigns on IHL topics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruit teams of youth IHL advocates from your region to participate in the program.
  • Implement IHL training for youth teams and assist them in designing their campaigns on IHL topics.
  • Dedicate 2-4 hours per week to support youth teams during the campaign implementation.
  • Manage youth registration, campaign evaluation, supply procurement, and the selection process for attendees of the annual summit in Washington, DC.
  • Report campaign metrics and data to regional staff promptly.
  • Communicate with Divisional Leadership as needed.
  • Participate in monthly calls during the program's implementation.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for engaging with youth and a keen interest in International Humanitarian Law (IHL).
  • Proficiency in project management, group facilitation, and communication.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability, initiative, and teamwork.
  • Ability to present politicized topics per the American Red Cross's neutrality mandate.
  • Experience working with youth, the Red Cross, and knowledge of IHL is preferred.
  • Willingness to adhere to current public health and Red Cross policies.

Development Opportunities:

  • Broaden understanding of International Humanitarian Law.
  • Mentor and foster the service capacity of youth participants.
  • Strengthen leadership and communication abilities.
  • Cultivate relationships with the Red Cross, volunteers, and community partners.

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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.‚Äč

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

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Education & Literacy
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

17602

(40.00332,-76.23633)
 

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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