Why Choose Us?
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. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.
We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.
The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women’s Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.
What you Need to Know:
Competent in and able to perform all duties involved in the assigned functional area. Will assist in planning and facilitating learning for newly hired and incumbent paid staff and perform competency assessments as needed to ensure compliance with regulations and the needs of the American Red Cross Blood Services. Organizes, prepares and/or conducts (simple to moderately complex) training, curricula, and/or educational programs for business unit or organization. Designs, develops, delivers and evaluates courses, programs, systems and services to support organizational technical training system needs and ensure effectiveness and compliance. May specialize in course delivery, instructional design, implementation, vendor selection and needs assessments.
WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE FOR GOOD:
Competent in and able to perform all duties involved in the assigned functional area. Will assist in planning and facilitating learning for newly hired and incumbent paid staff and perform competency assessments as needed to ensure compliance with regulations and the needs of the American Red Cross Blood Services.
Organizes, prepares and/or conducts (simple to moderately complex) training, curricula, and/or educational programs for business unit or organization.
Designs, develops, delivers, and evaluates courses, programs, systems and services to support organizational technical training system needs and ensure effectiveness and compliance.
May specialize in course delivery, instructional design, implementation, vendor selection and needs assessments.
Implements, operates, designs, administers and/or documents technical training programs, practices, and procedures, ensuring continuous improvement and current industry standards.
Assist with the establishment of goals and objectives for assigned functional area instruction.
Conduct assessments of training activities, employee progress and course and trainer effectiveness as applicable.
May develop criteria for evaluating effectiveness and conducts training needs assessments.
Develop courses and tests using a variety of instructional strategies and applications as applicable. May be involved in vendor selection.
Maintain competency to perform all activities in assigned functional area as applicable.
Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.
Standard Schedule: Monday – Friday 8am-4:30pm but could vary as needed.
Pay Information: Based on experience
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
Experience: Minimum 3 years related technical experience required or in assigned functional area to include fully successful completion of most recent competency assessment, if applicable.
Skills and Abilities: Experience and education in instructional systems design or education may be required. Ability to work on a team. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to present information to groups of various sizes. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or applicable software applications.
Travel: Available for regular travel which may extend for a period of time.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must be able to use fingers to grasp, move and manipulate small objects. The employee must use the stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must have the ability to speak clearly so listeners can understand and understand the speech of another person. The work environment will consist of moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones and printers, light traffic). The employee must have the ability to work in a small cubicle and can sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
WHAT WILL GIVE YOU THE COMPETITIVE EDGE:
Prior Instructor experience; on the job trainer experience. Manufacturing knowledge.
What’s In It for You?
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.
Medical, Dental Vision plans
Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
PTO + Holidays
401K with 4% match
Paid Family Leave
Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
Service Awards and recognition
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.
Interested in Volunteering?
Life’s emergencies don’t stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.
Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.
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