Volunteer Services Recognition and Appreciation Lead

Volunteer Services Recognition and Appreciation Lead

The Volunteer Services Recognition and Appreciation Lead oversees the development and implementation of both formal and informal chapter recognition efforts and promotes formal regional recognition programs.

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

Key Responsibilities

• Promote the participation in the formal regional recognition programs
• Develop and implement both informal and formal volunteer appreciation & recognition events and programs
• Work with the Volunteer Services Engagement Lead to support volunteer supervisors with ideas, tips, and reminders for ways to informally and formally recognize volunteers
• Promote a culture that supports volunteerism by reinforcing the importance of volunteer appreciation on a daily basis


• Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs
• Proven leadership in nonprofit or for-profit organizations
• Cultural sensitivity to diverse audiences
• Knowledge and understanding of Red Cross services and operations and opportunities for volunteer service
• Work well both individually and with others
• Relevant, complementary management and/or technical skills/operational experience
• Relationship building skills working collaboratively with staff partners as well as board members, senior management, and other volunteer partners as needed
• Understand the value of volunteers and provide leadership and support to ensure volunteers are productive and have a mutually rewarding experience

Time Commitment

Approximately 2 hours per month, working remotely and on-site. Greater commitment of time during the annual recognition time period.

Development Opportunities

• Community advocacy and leadership
• Relationship building
• Enhance leadership and communication skills
• Interact with and meet a variety of people
• Team building with the Red Cross, volunteers and community partners

Length of Appointment

One year appointment, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance of position


Red Cross employees, volunteers, donors and the public


• Orientation to the American Red Cross
• On the job training, as needed

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