Volunteer Services Recruitment Team Member

Volunteer Services Recruitment Team Member

Assist the Volunteer Services team to implement the regional workforce recruitment plan

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Greater Cleveland Chapter,Lake to River Chapter,Lorain County Office,Stark County & Muskingum Lakes Chapter,Summit, Portage and Medina Counties Chapter

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads/assists in the development and implementation of volunteer workforce recruitment activities
  • Recruits volunteers for all lines of service and departments
  • Meets occasionally with Volunteer Services team to determine targeted recruitment needs in the region
  • Proactively recrtuits new volunteers for genreral and specific volunteer opportunities
  • Recruits current volunteers for new opportunities and leadership positions
  • Researches outreach events and fairs.  Reaches out to community groups to set up recruitment presentations
  • Plans and carries out recruitment events in communities served by the region, for both identified partner groups and open-call interest meetings
  •  Uses Red Cross recruitment material to promote volunteer opportunities at community events.
  • Advertises and markets for open-call events
  • Assists new volunteers with initial online intake steps (i.e. submitting their online application) 
  • Provides recruitment progress and feedback


  • Broad understanding of the American Red Cross and its opportunities for volunteer service
  • Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs
  • Recruiting experience preferred;confident in the ability to effectively communicate the Red Cross mission and activities in a manner that is both attractive and realistic

Time Commitment

2-4 hours per month.

Development Opportunities

The Volunteer Recruiter receives support, guidance and encouragement from the Volunteer Services team.  He or she has access to relevant learning opportunities and materials that prepare for and support this role

Length of Appointment

Six months, renewable


Partners with Volunteer Services team, business lines, department supervisors and community groups


  • Online orientation to the American Red Cross
  • On-site training seminar by supervisor (55-60 minutes)

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