NHQ:BIO - BVWE - National Support Team - Onboarding Team Member (NST)

NHQ:BIO - BVWE - National Support Team - Onboarding Team Member (NST)

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Biomedical Services (BIO) team. This is a 100% virtual (volunteer-from-home) opportunity. The purpose of the onboarding team member is to assist Biomedical Services Volunteer Engagement by providing onboarding support. The purpose of onboarding is to initiate a Biomedical relationship and engage the volunteer by providing assignments matching their motivation and interests, while filling Biomedical open positions and meeting service delivery demands. The Onboarding team will ensure that all candidates are interviewed, placed in a position, receive department overview, and are introduced to their supervisor.

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Remote: National Headquarters,Remote: Northeast Division,Virtual Volunteer

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the onboarding process with the Biomedical Workforce Volunteer Engagement Team.
  • Activities can include, but are not limited to: Management of Opportunity Queue Review new applicants from Volunteer Services, update and maintain Volunteer Connection database
  • Interview applicants
  • Place new applicants into positions, connect with department supervisors
  • Conduct department introduction and overview
  • Provide support to new volunteers
  • Provide feedback to Onboarding Lead on the process


  • Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs, required
  • Cultural sensitivity to diverse audiences, required
  • Work well both individually and with others, required
  • Relationship building skills working collaboratively with staff/volunteer partners, required
  • Comfortable using a computer, phone and access to internet at home; basic Microsoft excel and word experience, required
  • Knowledge and understanding of Red Cross services and operations and opportunities for volunteer service, preferred
  • Experience in interviewing and onboarding employees or volunteers, preferred
  • Experience in providing orientation or introductory trainings, preferred
  • Willingness to comply with current public health and Red Cross policies

Time Commitment

At least 3 hours /week

Development Opportunities

  • Relationship building Interact with and meet a variety of people
  • Gain valuable training/experience while providing an invaluable service to your community
  • Team building with the Red Cross, volunteers and community partners

Length of Appointment

One year appointment, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance in position.


Talent Classification for Recruitment: Admin, Clerical, & Office


Onboarding with Blood Services Onboarding Lead, Biomedical Volunteer Workforce Engagement Rep and/or Supervisor Biomedical Volunteer Workforce Engagement Virtual Training

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