LOCAL - Disaster Services: Disaster Workforce Engagement Team Member

LOCAL - Disaster Services: Disaster Workforce Engagement Team Member

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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Bronx County,Fairfield County (Greenwich CT),Kings County (Brooklyn),Nassau County,New York County (Manhattan),Queens County,Richmond County (Staten Island),Rockland County,Suffolk County,Westchester County

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

1 year plus

Time Commitment

  • Be prepared to spend anywhere from 4-to-8 hours during the weekday.
  • Must have outstanding computer/phone etiquette skills.  
  • Flexible shifts available during training period. 
  • Must have weekday/daytime availability and be able to commit to the role for a minimum of 1 year.


Posted on 10/27/21 by S. Wolfe as per A. Sindell

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