American Red Cross SAF Regional Program Specialist in Hampton, Virginia
Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home.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?
The SAF (Services to Armed Forces) Regional Program Specialist will assist in the delivery of American Red Cross programs and services to meet the needs of United States military members, veterans and their families in accordance with Red Cross policies and procedures. This is accomplished through managing volunteers and working with other Red Cross departments."
Responsibilities1. Relationship Management and Community Outreach: Serves as the “face” of the Red Cross at assignedlocation.• Cultivates relationships and partnerships with external constituents in the local community, includinggovernment organizations, corporate partners, civic organizations and other community charitable andnonprofit agencies with the purpose of furthering the mission of the Red Cross. Outreach includescommand meetings, education briefings, presentations or information sessions2. Volunteer Management: Develops and implements a strategic volunteer program to engage and enable delivery of all Red Cross programs and services on a military installation.• Recruits and trains volunteers in the delivery of SAF programs and services, Preparedness, Health &Safety Services, Disaster Cycle Services, and providing support to Armed Forces Blood Services,• Supervises volunteer staff in their daily work responsibilities3. Service Delivery Management: Ensures the delivery of SAF core services to all clients within their jurisdiction.Supports other lines of ARC service to ensure the delivery of Preparedness, Health and Safety Services training,disaster preparedness and response and Red Cross Blood Services. Services may include conducting training,meetings, presentations, and workshops as well as scheduling, recruitment, marketing and providing materialsand support throughout the community.4. Reporting & Admin Support: Monitors and reports on American Red Cross Service Delivery Outcomes.• Interact with customers and other teams to obtain data to document outcomes and program results toensure organizational accountability.• Input and Evaluate Service Delivery Data for consistency completeness, accuracy, reasonableness.• Generate data reports on a scheduled and/ or periodic basis for management or local command.• Makes recommendations for continuous improvement to ensure metrics are consistently met.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
QualificationsEducation: Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, human resources management, communityorganization, social or health sciences, or related field; or relevant equivalent experience is required.Experience: A minimum of five years related experienceManagement Experience: Minimum one year of management experience is preferred.Skills and Abilities: Requires strong computer skills. Public speaking skills and the ability to communicateeffectively verbally and in writing are required. Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in an individual or team environment. The ability to balance multiple priorities is essential. Experience with American Red Cross programs and services is strongly desired. Familiarity with military culture, regulations and protocol is strongly desired.
Mobility Requirements:• U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance and a no-fee U.S. passport.• Worldwide mobility is a condition of employment and an essential function of this position.• Must accept work assignments anywhere in the world, including conflict areas, where the American Red Crossis providing services to members of the military and their families.• Must meet strict medical and physical requirements, including immunizations required by the U.S. military.• Responsible for proper wear and maintenance of daily OCONUS Red Cross Duty Uniform• May be required to wear military uniforms, and live and work in harsh and stressful environment in conflict areas.• Periodically accompanies the military on deployments.
Essential Functions/Physical RequirementsDepending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.
Work Conditions:Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergencyservices relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.
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 protect
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
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 depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.
At the American Red Cross, you will enjoy a collaborative work culture committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services. We need people who want to contribute their individual talents to help their neighbors locally, across the country, and around the world. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, if you share our passion for helping people, join us in for a rewarding and challenging career opportunity that support our mission.