Disaster Volunteer Engagement - Support new disaster volunteers with onboarding and training

Disaster Volunteer Engagement - Support new disaster volunteers with onboarding and training

This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department. The purpose of this position is to perform Disaster Engagement readiness activities needed to support the regional disaster workforce.

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American Red Cross of Indiana - Regional Position

Key Responsibilities

This position is responsible for tasks assigned by the specific Disaster Workforce Engagement Team program lead:

  • Support the annual workforce engagement goals, RDO objectives, and regional/chapter plan for volunteer engagement through participation in meetings and projects.
  • Projects and participation will be assigned according to the area of interest: onboarding/placement, deployment, training, recognition and appreciation, leadership development, Volunteer Connection/profile management and/or engagement.
  • Projects may include but are not limited to conducting volunteer interviews, updating profiles in Volunteer Connection, recognition, analyzing reports/data, scheduling volunteers, etc..


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

Ability to:

  • follow and implement requests received from supervisor with little or no supervision.
  • adapt to change, negotiate compromise and tolerate ambiguity.
  • build effective relationships with others who can help with work related goals.
  • be sensitive in human interactions to diversity inclusiveness.


  • Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview
  • Volunteer Connection

Development Opportunities

Disaster Workforce Engagement Team Leader or Chapter/Territory Coordinator.

Length of Appointment

May retain position as long as training is updated and regional engagement criteria is met. Leadership position continuation will be evaluated and discussed during Career Path conversation and based on performance reviews and regional activity.

Time Commitment

Minimum of 4-8 hours per week with increased workload during specific projects and active responses.

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