Volunteer Services Specialist

  • American Red Cross
  • Winter Haven, FL, USA
  • Nov 28, 2017

Job Description

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?

Job Description:

As an employee at the American Red Cross, you could be on the front lines making a positive impact on our community. You could provide your services directly to the American public or support to the people who do. Both roles help further the mission of the Red Cross. Join our non-profit organization, where your heart and mind go to work!

The American Red Cross is seeking a Volunteer Services Specialist for our Winter Haven, FL office.

Job Summary:

The Volunteer Services Specialist assists with supporting and coordinating the outreach and recruitment of volunteers in Polk, Sumter and Lake Counties. Assist regional/chapter leaders in scheduling volunteer meetings, orientation and recognition events. The Volunteer Services Specialist aids in advancing assigned program and services to meet Chapter’s goals and objectives. Represents the Red Cross for the purpose of volunteer engagement.

Specific responsibilities:

Recruitment, in-take, coordination and engagement of volunteers; help build the leadership volunteer team; serve as a subject matter expert on Volunteer Connection, the volunteer database.


At the direction of the Regional Volunteer Services Officer/Senior Specialist:

• Outreach & Recruitment: Support outreach and recruitment of volunteers per identified needs of Volunteer Assessment.

• Scheduling & Coordination: Scheduling and coordination of in-person orientation/placement of volunteers by volunteer team, volunteer meetings, and volunteer recognition events as planned and executed by volunteers.

• Program Services: Assist in programs and services to meet goals and objectives set by the Chapter


Education: Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Experience: Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in social service programs. Demonstrated experience of managing multiple priorities.

Other: Intermediate proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Travel: Will involve travel.


Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

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