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American Red Cross Volunteer Engagement Representative in Statewide, North Carolina

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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?

Join us—Where your Career is a Force for Good!

Job Description:

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!

WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE FOR GOOD

Responsibilities:

1: Contribute input and serve as a resource for volunteer engagement best practices. Review volunteer satisfaction data and work with operational teams to develop engagement and retention strategies to improve volunteer satisfaction. Participate in the implementation, execution and monitoring of the volunteer engagement and retention strategy to include interaction with the volunteer community both personally and through the volunteer infrastructure.

2: Participate in the development of a thorough volunteer needs assessment for assigned area. Meet with stakeholders and ensure alignment of established goals to volunteer needs.

3: Participate in the development and implementation of a comprehensive onboarding program for each volunteer position.

4: Support the volunteer training plan. May serve as a Facilitator for all volunteer training coursework. Provide guidance on volunteer programs, tools and resources. Provide support and direction to volunteer trainers and ensures training is thorough and documented.

5: Facilitate formal and informal recognition efforts and events to promote community and honor the volunteer experience and contributions.

6: Assist in identifying partnerships and screening and referring prospective volunteers.

7: Schedule volunteers and assist with efforts to ensure a strong fill rate. Serve as a liaison to internal and external partners to ensure all volunteer requests are timely and complete.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years of related experience.

Skills & Abilities: Ability to work on a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and presentation skills. Good organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple and continuously evolving priorities effectively. Intermediate proficiency with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Knowledge of group dynamics, customer maintenance techniques, negotiation skills, and the ability to effectively implement programs is preferred. Knowledge of volunteer programs and policies preferred.

Travel: Ability to travel to field offices and events.

BENEFITS FOR YOU:

We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.

Medical, Dental Vision plans

Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts

PTO + Holidays

401K with 5% match

Paid Family Leave

Employee Assistance

Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term

Service Awards and recognition

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

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.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life’s emergencies don’t stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday (https://www.redcross.org/volunteer/become-a-volunteer/urgent-need-for-volunteers.html) to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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