By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?
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Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!
WHY CHOOSE US?
As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.
We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.
The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.
At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Job Overview):
Provide functional expertise to Leadership at a regional level or take full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography. Through a trained and engaged volunteer workforce, support local communities by providing services to include but are not limited to: response to recurrent local disasters (house fires, floods, etc.), capacity building for mass care service delivery, participation in the Home Fire Campaign, and direct assistance and recovery services to those impacted by disasters. Develop, guide, lead, and support team of trained volunteers, as well as implement and develop initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs. Act as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners. Specific duties to be assigned at the discretion of the region based on municipalities within coverage area, amount and complexity of program activity, presence of significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.
Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State and local regulations.
WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD (Key Responsibilities):
Supervise the implementation of the disaster services program in an assigned geographic territory.
Lead and supervised Disaster Program staff and volunteer teams' responsible for local preparation, response, and recovery management, as well as management of government partnerships within assigned territory. Must have demonstrated success and training in Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging Emotional Intelligence. Must have demonstrated skills in building staff and volunteer teams using psychological safety initiatives and best practices. Implement disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery programs locally. Must have administrative skills, using computers and other technological devices.
Ensure the development of Disaster leadership volunteers in each program to support functional areas of the disaster cycle to meet the needs of the territory, region, state, and division. Drivers for this work include the number of municipalities within its coverage area, the amount and complexity of program activity, significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure. Provide support, development, and leadership guidance to all volunteers to respond to local disasters. This people management leadership position will work with diverse groups of people with various social-economic statuses, and strong community relations background is required.
Research and monitor state and local government activities that could affect the organizations' business and clients. Assists senior management and leadership with strategic planning for known and potential governmental policy activities related to the organization and non-profit industry. Working with internal and external partners to create community awareness by helping the government, the private sector and other nonprofits to collaborate more effectively and make better use of the resources available to solve pressing social and environmental problems.
Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State,... For full info follow application link.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.