The Red Cross Needs Your Clerical Skills! Become an Administrative Assistant

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: American Red Cross

Address: 2707 State St,
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact: jennifer.samaritan@redcross.org
Jennifer Samaritan

For the safety of all those who engage with our lifesaving mission, all employees and volunteers must wear a face mask indoors regardless of an individualsメ vaccine status.

Key Responsibilities:

- Greet persons entering the local unit, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
- Perform various administrative support tasks.
- Provide administrative support to Red Cross staff and volunteers.
- Answer telephone calls, take messages, or transfer calls.
- Sort and deliver incoming mail and send outgoing mail.
- Provide general information to staff, volunteers, clients, and the public.
- Type, format, or edit routine memos or other reports.
- Copy, file, and maintain paper or electronic documents and records.
- Create Word documents and Excel spreadsheets using Microsoft Office.
- Write and send emails to staff, clients, and the public.
- Schedule and confirm appointments and maintain event calendars.
- Collect and follow up with any issues, feedback and stories from customers and the public.
- Perform various administrative support tasks.

Time Commitment:

- Monday or Wednesday 10am-3pm.

Qualifications:

- Passion for the Red Cross mission and the community.
- Work well with others.
- Respectful and maintain confidentiality.
- Willingness to learn.
- Computer skills are desired, but not required.

Training:

- Orientation to American Red Cross.
- On the job training.

Find out more at www.redcross.org/volunteertoday or email jennifer.samaritan@redcross.org

Ready to Make a Difference? Here's How to Get Started!

Go to redcross.org/volunteertoday to complete our online application. It takes less than 10 minutes!

A member of our team will get in touch. Taking the time for a personal conversation enables us to match you with a role that will be both meaningful and enjoyable.

We will provide all necessary training to ensure you can be successful in your volunteer role.

Skill Desired: Information Technology, Web Site/Application Development

Matching Interests: Community, Disaster Relief

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