NHQ:BIO - Supply Chain - Employee Engagement Volunteer Partner

NHQ:BIO - Supply Chain - Employee Engagement Volunteer Partner

This position supports the Biomedical Services (BIO) department. This is a 100% virtual (volunteer-from-home) opportunity. The National Volunteer for Employee Engagement Volunteer Partner’s primary responsibility is to provide leadership, strategic direction, event planning and execution, tactical tools and communications resources designed to enhance employee engagement for Biomedical Services Supply Chain employees.

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Locations

Alcona County,Alger County,Allegan County ,Alpena County,Ann Arbor Office,Antrim County,Arenac County,Baraga County,Barry County,Bay County,Benzie County,Berrien County,Branch County,Calhoun County,Cass County,Charlevoix County,Cheboygan County,Chippewa County,Clare County,Clinton County,Crawford County,East Central Bay Chapter ,East Central Bay Chapter Office,Eaton County,Emmet County,Galdwin County,Galdwin County,Genesse County,Grand Traverse County,Gratiot County,Gratiot County Office (Alma),Hillsdale County,Huron County,Ingham County,Ionia County,Iosco County,Isabella County,Jackson County,Jackson County Office,Kalamazoo County,Kalkaska County,Kent County,Lake County,Lapeer County,Leelanau County,Lenawee County,Livingston County,Livingston County Office,Luce County,Mackinac County,Macomb County,Manistee County,Marquette County,Mason County,Mecosta County,Mid-Michigan Chapter ,Mid-Michigan Chapter Office,Midland County,Missaukee County,Montcalm County,Montmorency County,Muskegon County,Newaygo County,Northern Michigan Chapter,Northern Michigan Chapter Office,Oakland County,Oceana County,Ogemaw County ,Osceola County,Oscoda County,Otsego County,Otsego County Office (Gaylord),Ottawa County,Presque Isle County,Regional ,Remote/Virtual Volunteer Opportunity,Roscommon County,Saginaw County,Sanilac County,Schoolcraft County,Shiawassee County ,Shiawassee County Office,Southeast Michigan Chapter,Southeast Michigan Chapter Office,Southwest Michigan Chapter,Southwest Michigan Chapter Office,St. Clair County,St. Joseph County,Tuscola County,Van Buren County,Washtenaw County,Wayne County,West Michigan Chapter ,West Michigan Chapter Office,Wexford County

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Biomedical Services Supply Chain leadership team in achieving its Employee Engagement goals and performance targets.
  • Coordinate and assist with facilitating or leading meetings related to employee engagement, communicates, and develops engagement goals and expectations, and reports to the leadership team, as determined by the Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Office on work and progress.
  • Prepare materials for participants and provide/respond to evaluation and provide tech savvy, high-quality communication in-print and online, providing necessary reports in a timely manner.
  • Develop relationships with other Red Cross departments that will assist with the scheduling of special events.

 

  • This role requires candidates to be able to perform duties that can include but are not limited to the following:
    • Meet with event stakeholders to gain an understanding of the event's purpose and goals
    • Outline the scope of the event, including time, date, location, and budget
    • Scout and inspect event venues (when in-person)
    • Select or recommend speakers and keynotes
    • Work with vendors to get bids and determine best fits for the budget and goals of the event
    • Coordinate event logistics and services, including technology and equipment needed to run the event, food, drinks, transportation, lodging, and more
    • Manage the event budget and ensure event stays within guidelines; Coordinate with Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Office to support vendors being paid

Qualifications

Required:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience leading or producing online and in-person events
  • Experience leading or producing a series of events unified by a theme or purpose
  • Degree in Communications or experience in Communications or Event Planning
  • Organizational, content-delivery and technical skills with a broad understanding of remote engagement and the technical programs associated: TEAMS, webinars, PowerPoint, social media platforms, etc.
  • Natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals.
  • Exhibits integrity, credibility and has a passion to support the department.  
  • Recognizes needs and designs engagement activities with the cultural profile and diversity of the Supply Chain community in mind.
  • Has corporate experience in the field of communications or human resources and a focus on staff engagement
  • Comfortable working in a virtual environment
  • Reliable access to resources needed to volunteer 100% virtually

 

Preferred:

  • Knowledgeable and respected in their sphere of influence and particularly understands the organization’s Engagement goals, objectives, and current available services

Training

  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  •  On-the-job training with supervisor

Development Opportunities

Expand current skills; Utilize skills or branch into HR-type positions

Length of Appointment

Minimum 12 month commitment, renewable

Time Commitment

10+ hours/week

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