*Virtual - Volunteer Recruitment Team Member

*Virtual - Volunteer Recruitment Team Member

Supports Recruitment Team Leads with implementation of local recruitment strategy by building a network with local organizations and community groups.

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Remote/Virtual Opportunity

Key Responsibilities

  • Supports the implementation of volunteer recruitment strategy in coordination with the Recruitment Team Leads.
  • Serves as support to the Recruitment Team Leads for local recruitment.
  • Serves as point of contact for local organizations and individuals interested in volunteering.
  • Researches local organizations and community groups that could be included in the local recruitment strategy.
  • Communicates with local organizations and community groups to organize meetings, presentations and other recruitment activities.
  • Finds applicants for volunteer positions.
  • Attends job fairs and visits college campuses to meet with potential volunteers, distribute information, and answer questions about Red Cross volunteer opportunities.


  • Broad understanding of the American Red Cross and its opportunities for volunteer service.
  • Passionate about Red Cross mission and programs.
  • Marketing experience (preferred, but not required)
  • Self-starter, detail oriented-Prior experience in Human Resources and/or Recruitment
  • Strong decision making, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Project management experience
  • Public speaking skills
  • Computer literate
  • Bilingual a plus

Time Commitment

18 hours for initial orientation and on-the-job training, then 15+ hours a month (flexible as needed)

Development Opportunities

The Recruitment Team Members receives support, guidance and encouragement from the Volunteer Recruitment Team. They have access to relevant learning opportunities and materials that prepare for and support this role.

Length of Appointment

1 year renewable


Partners with Recruitment Team Leads, local Recruitment Team Members, Red Cross Marketing/Communications Staff, local department supervisors, community groups and community leaders.


Orientation to the American Red Cross
On-the-job training from supervisor
Volunteer Connection training
Online training (assigned by supervisor)

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