Regional Youth Action Campaign Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS

The Regional Coordinator for the International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Youth Action Campaign (YAC) coordinates the program at a regional level. The YAC informs youth ages 13-24 about IHL and encourages youth to build a peer-to-peer awareness campaign on an IHL topic.

Key Responsibilities

· Recruit teams of youth IHL advocates from your region to participate in the program.

· Implement the IHL training for youth teams and help them to design their campaigns on an IHL topic.

· Commit 2-4 hours a week with youth teams during the implementation of the campaign.

· Take responsibility for youth registration, evaluation of the campaign, purchasing of supplies, and process for selecting who to send to DC for the annual summit.

· Report data related to metrics to regional staff in a timely manner.

· Communicate as necessary with Divisional Leadership

· Participate in the monthly call during the implementation of the program.

· Perform other job-related duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

· A passion for working with youth and an interest in IHL.

· Excellent project management, group facilitation, and communication skills.

· Must display flexibility, adaptability, initiative, and teamwork.

· Must possess the ability to present politicized issues in compliance with the American Red Cross’s neutrality mandate.

· Experience working with youth, the Red Cross, and IHL is preferred.

· Willingness to comply with current public health and Red Cross policies.

Development Opportunities

· Expand knowledge base about International Humanitarian Law

· Mentor youth and develop their capacity for service

· Enhance leadership and communication skills

· Build relationships with the Red Cross, volunteers, and community partners

To get started as a Red Cross volunteer, please visit:

https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=lead&a=121215&h=193&p=592563

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About AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS

Location:

3939 Broadway, Allentown, PA 18104, 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, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;
...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Education & Literacy, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

PA 18104

(40.59777,-75.53931)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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