Service To Armed Forces Volunteer Partner to Manager

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: American Red Cross

State: PA

Contact: danielle.reed@redcross.org
Danielle Reed
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Reports To: EMP: SAF: Regional Manager

Responsibilities:

Develop and execute and implementation work plan outlining objectives, strategies, and tactics supporting the Service to the Armed Froces priorities. Set realistic targets and fcus on delivering results.
Build a culture that supports the Red Cross mission. Develop/build Service to the Armed Forces team of skilled volunteers. Recruit volunteers to ensure redundancy in managing key implementation planning processes and/or critical operations functions.

Identify roles for volunteers based of the implementation plan as well as delegate and mentor volunteers in a supportive manner Incorporate training program into volunteer work plans to strengthen the team.
Design an ongoing succession plan, consistent with the development/training program. Key involvement in Ad Hoc projects as and when required.

Time Commitment: Approximately 10 hours per week, working remotely and on-site.

Qualifications:

- Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs Proven leadership in nonprofit or for-profit organizations.
- Cultural sensitivity to diverse audiences Knowledge and understanding of Red Cross services and operations and opportunities for volunteer service.
- Work well both individually and with others Strategic thinking including ability to understand and communicate the organization's vision and mission, and process-oriented with regards to decision making and implementation planing.
- Team building, talent management and succession planning skills to grow the organization capabilities.
- Relationship building skills working collaboratively with staff partners as well as board members, senior management, and other volunteers.
- Understanding the value of volunteers and providing leadership and support to ensure volunteers are productive and have a mutually rewarding experience.

Length of Appointment: One year appointment, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance of position.

Development Opp:

- Community advocacy and leadership.
- Relationship building Enhance leadership and communications skills.
- Interact with and meet a variety of people Interact with and meet a variety of people Team building with the Red Cross, volunteers and community partners.
- Expand knowledge base in humanitarian efforts and emergency/disaster response.

Training: Orientation to the American Red Cross On -the-job training from supervisor, as needed.

Skill Desired: Public Speaking/Meeting Facilitation, Project Management

Matching Interests: Indoors, Relevant Experience Required, Relevant Experience Appreciated, Geared for 50+ volunteers

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