NHQ:ISD - LAC: Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Support Volunteer

NHQ:ISD - LAC: Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Support Volunteer

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) International Services Department (ISD) team. This is a remote (volunteer-from-home opportunity). This position will support the Program Support Unit Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Program Officer with programming and operations. The volunteer will also work closely with the LAC Regional Office. Support tasks will include updating documents, working with ECOS (grant management system), and ad hoc requests. This is an opportunity for the volunteer to learn about international disaster preparedness and response programming.

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Locations

Allegan County ,Alpena County,Arenac County,Barry County,Bay County,Berrien County,Branch County,Calhoun County,Cass County,Cheboygan County,Clare County,Clinton County,Crawford County,East Central Bay Chapter ,Eaton County,Emmet County,Genesse County,Grand Traverse County,Gratiot County,Hillsdale County,Huron County,Ingham County,Ionia County,Isabella County,Jackson County,Kalamazoo County,Kent County,Lake County,Lapeer County,Lenawee County,Livingston County,Livingston County Office,Macomb County,Manistee County,Mason County,Mecosta County,Mid-Michigan Chapter ,Midland County,Montcalm County,Muskegon County,Newaygo County,Northern Michigan Chapter,Oakland County,Oceana County,Osceola County,Ottawa County,Remote/Virtual Volunteer Opportunity,Saginaw County,Sanilac County,Shiawassee County ,Southeast Michigan Chapter,Southwest Michigan Chapter,St. Clair County,St. Joseph County,Tuscola County,Van Buren County,Washtenaw County,Wayne County,West Michigan Chapter

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the review of proposals for copy editing, budgets, formatting
  • Participate in meetings
  • Provide assistance with data management
  • Organize SharePoint and other files
  • Help create Program Support Unit (PSU) tools to streamline work
  • Upload document to ECOS (grant management system)

Qualifications

Required

  • Proficient in Spanish writing, editing and speaking in a style that is neutral in tone/dialect, required
    • Note: A Spanish proficiency test must be completed as a part of the interview process for this position.
  • Experience translating English language materials into Spanish
  • Project management experience
  • Microsoft Skills, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word

 

Preferred

  • International and multicultural experience
  • Ability to work with senior leaders

Training

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • IFRC training and familiarity
  • American Red Cross ISD
  • USAID Grant Writing

Development Opportunities

Ability to interact with multiple teams at ISD and potential to work on special projects

Length of Appointment

Minimum 6 month commitment with opportunity to renew

Time Commitment

24 hours per week

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