Field: Service to the Armed Forces - Community Outreach

Field: Service to the Armed Forces - Community Outreach

This position supports the Regional Service to the Armed Forces department. Lead the Red Cross engagement with the community partners to champion support to the military community.

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Locations

Field: Variable throughout LA County

Key Responsibilities

• Manage a volunteer team to develop community partnerships
• Work with the Region leadership engaged with developing community partnerships
• Attend coalition and partner meetings
• Develop and maintain partnerships with key community organizations/agencies
• Support the Red Cross mission
• Maintain professionalism and conduct as stated in Red Cross policy
• Oversee Quality Assurance of program
• Oversee volunteer training needs

Qualifications

• Willingness to comply with Red Cross COVID-19 policies for in-person volunteer activities.

• Willing and able to support the Red Cross SAF mission and have an awareness of and appreciation for military culture, military families, and veterans' issues
• Ability to communicate effectively in a public setting
• Comfortable presenting to large and small audiences
• Ability to interact effectively with culturally diverse audiences
• Flexible and able to adapt quickly to schedule changes
• Knowledge of Red Cross policy
• Knowledge of military and community resources

Time Commitment

Flexible with a scheduled committment

Development Opportunities

Leadership in community engagement

Length of Appointment

One year appointment, renewable based on satisfactory performance review

Relationships

Regional Red Cross staff and volunteer leaders especially those doing community relations; the SAF casework team, and community organizations/agencies.

Training

• Orientation to the American Red Cross
• SAF Military 101
• SAF Overview
• Introduction to SAF Casework (optional)
• On the job training

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