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Volunteer Services: Recruitment and Outreach Team Member

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: American Red Cross - Southwest Wisconsin

State: WI

Contact: sarah.luth@redcross.org
Sarah Luth
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Volunteers are the heartbeat of the American Red Cross. Help support the American Red Cross mission by assisting the Volunteer Services department in building a presence in local communities through community events, community groups, and social networks.

Responsibilities
-Leads/assists in the development and implementation of volunteer workforce recruitment activities.
-Recruits volunteers for all lines of service and departments.
-Meets with Volunteer Management team to determine targeted recruitment needs in the region.
-Proactively recruits new volunteers for general and specific volunteer opportunities.
-Recruits current volunteers for new opportunities and leadership positions.
-Researches outreach events and fairs. Reaches out to community groups to set up recruitment presentations.
-Plans and carries out recruitment events in communities served by the region, for both identified partner groups and open-call interest meetings.
-Promotes volunteer opportunities at community events.
-Advertises and markets for open-call events.
-Assists new volunteers with initial online intake steps (i.e. submitting their online application).

Qualifications:
-Broad understanding of the American Red Cross and its volunteer opportunities (will train).
-Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs.
-Comfortable with public speaking.
-Recruiting experience or the ability to effectively communicate Red Cross mission.
-Demonstrated interest in promoting volunteer-ism within their local community.
-Able to be sensitive to others while embracing diversity and inclusion.
-Be a self-starter who is able to work comfortably on their own.

Time Commitment:
-5-10 hours per month.
-Remote position, can volunteer from home with sufficient access to phone, Internet, and computer. Some travel may be required. Estimated time commitment can vary based on geography.

To apply or learn more, visit http://www.redcross.org/volunteer

Matching Interests: Volunteering from Home, Community

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