Volunteer Services- Recruitment Volunteer- Virtual Position

Volunteer Services- Recruitment Volunteer- Virtual Position

This position supports the Regional Volunteer Services department. Assists the implementation of the regional volunteer recruitment plan by performing volunteer recruitment activities to attract a skilled, talented and diverse volunteers workforce to service in all lines of business around the organization

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Remote/Virtual Volunteer Opportunity

Key Responsibilities

  • 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.


  • Willingness to comply with Red Cross COVID-19 policies for in-person volunteer activities.
  • Broad understanding of the American Red Cross and its opportunities for volunteer service.
  • Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs.
  • Recruiting experience OR the ability to effectively communicate Red Cross mission and activities in a manner that is both attractive and realistic.

Time Commitment

2-10 hours per month depending on project selected. 

Development Opportunities

The Volunteer Services Volunteer Recruitment Member receives support, guidance, and encouragement from the Volunteer Services Team. He or she has access to relevant learning opportunities and materials that prepare for and support this role.

Length of Appointment

Six months to one year, renewable


Partners with Volunteer Services Team, business lines, department supervisors, community groups and community leaders


  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • Volunteer Recruitment Training Curriculum
  • On-the-job training as needed

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