NHQ:DCS - Disaster Services Technology - Instructional Designer

NHQ:DCS - Disaster Services Technology - Instructional Designer

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) team, specifically the Disaster Services Technology (DST) units. This is a remote (volunteer-from-home opportunity). This position will support the NHQ DST team with web-based instructional design.

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Alexandria,Anne Arundel County,Arlington,Baltimore City,Baltimore County,Calvert County,Caroline County,Carroll County,Cecil County,Charles County,District of Columbia,Dorcester County,Fairfax County,Frederick County,Harford County,Howard County,Kent County DE,Kent County MD,Loudoun County,Montgomery County,New Castle County,Prince George's County,Prince William County,Queen Anne's County,Remote/Virtual Volunteer Opportunity,Somerset County,St. Mary's County,Sussex County,Talbot County,Wicomico County,Worcester County

Key Responsibilities

  • Utilize storyboard layouts to create web-based trainings.
  • Utilize Articulate software within the Rise App for course creation.



  • Experience creating courses using Articulate software within the Rise App
  • Detail oriented
  • Quick learner
  • Experience with instructional design and creating web-based courses
  • Experience and understanding of training development principles
  • Willingness to use and maintain a Red Cross email account
  • Eager to learn
  • Ability to work independently but also ask for help when needed


  • Currently has Red Cross email account


  • Red Cross Volunteer Orientation
  • Appropriate on the job training will be provided

Development Opportunities

To learn skills to be able to use in other opportunities within the Red Cross.

Length of Appointment

Minimum 1 year commitment

Time Commitment

5-10 hours per week. Flexible schedule, but some availability during business hours needed for check in meetings.

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