Volunteer Coordinator

  • American Red Cross
  • Farmington, CT, USA
  • Dec 26, 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 one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We provide almost half of the nation’s blood supply, as well as humanitarian relief at home and abroad. We turn compassion into action through the care we provide our blood donors, and the spirit of service we share with our colleagues. Learn more about the life-saving impact our employees have in their communities in this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg3XJCA8RQ0

If you share our passion for helping people, then join us in this excellent career opportunity.

Position Summary

1. Develop a thorough volunteer needs assessment for assigned territory. Meet with stakeholders and ensure alignment of National goals to volunteer needs..

2. Identify key partnership opportunities and market segments ideal for Biomedical Volunteer Recruitment. Recruit and train volunteer recruiters in the field, Interview prospective volunteers and accept volunteers into the Biomedical volunteer program.

3. Participate in the development and implement a comprehensive volunteer onboarding program for each volunteer position.

4. Serve as a Facilitator for all volunteer training coursework. Supervise teams of volunteer trainers and ensure all training is thorough and documented. Schedule volunteers for assigned positions using Volunteer Connection. Supervise team of leaders and schedulers to ensure a strong fill rate using Volunteer Connection. Interface with District Manager, DRD to ensure all volunteer requests are timely and complete.

5. Participate in the development and implement a volunteer retention strategy to include frequent personal interaction with the volunteer community both personally and through the volunteer infrastructure which reports to the Representative. Volunteer Recognition through Biomedical Services will include informal recognition and quarterly events to promote community and honor the volunteer experience. Review volunteer satisfaction data; work with operational teams to develop engagement/retention strategies to improve volunteer satisfaction within territory.

6. Perform other related duties as necessary

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or equivalent related experience required. A minimum of three years related experience required. Proven ability to implement new programs or service delivery. Volunteer experience preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including training and presentation skills is required. Computer knowledge is preferred. A current valid driver's license and good driving record is required.

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.

To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

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.

To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights