Sr. Volunteer Engagement Representative

Posted by
The American Red Cross
Louisville, KY
Published 10 days ago

The American Red Cross Kentucky Region is seeking a Sr. Volunteer Engagement Representative to be based in our Louisville, KY or Lexington, KY Chapter. This position will work on-site, but there is some flexibility to work from home due to Covid-19.

Preferred Experience: Candidates with knowledge of the volunteer engagement cycle, highly desired.

Job Summary:

Contribute expertise and guidance to implement and execute programs and services that further the engagement of volunteers. Supervise volunteers and act as a subject-matter-expert on volunteer programs, tools, processes and systems. Serve as a liaison to internal partners and external organizations. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.

Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State and local regulations.


1: Contribute expertise and serve as a resource for volunteer engagement best practices.  Review volunteer satisfaction data and work with operational teams to develop and execute engagement and retention strategies to improve volunteer satisfaction within the assigned area which includes frequent interaction with the volunteer community both personally and through the volunteer infrastructure. Implement strategies and tactics to drive volunteer engagement and provide input on volunteer engagement issues. 

2: Responsible for development of a thorough volunteer needs assessment for assigned area.  Meet with stakeholders and ensure alignment of established goals to volunteer needs. Monitor the appropriate usage and implementation of the needs assessment through department collaboration and mutual accountability for results.

3: Lead and train volunteer leaders to conduct a comprehensive volunteer onboarding program for each volunteer position.

4: Lead volunteer training and serve as subject-matter-expert on volunteer programs, tools and resources. Provide support and guidance to volunteer trainers and ensures training is thorough and documented.  

5: Facilitate formal and informal recognition efforts and events to promote community and honor the volunteer experience and contributions.  

6: Train and lead screening and training team volunteers. Serve as Point-of-Contact to the Volunteer Intake Processing Center. Assist in screening and referring prospective volunteers.  

7: Lead the development and management of volunteer planning and scheduling to ensure a strong fill rate.  Serve as a liaison to internal and external partners to ensure all volunteer requests are timely and complete.


Scope: Individual contributor that is fully proficient in applying subject matter knowledge; knowledge based acquired from several years of experience in particular area. Works independently; may instruct or coach other professionals. 



Education: Bachelor's degree required.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years of related experience. Volunteer Management experience preferred.

Management Experience: N/A

Skills & Abilities: Ability to work on a team.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.  Good organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple and continuously evolving priorities effectively.  Intermediate proficiency with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Knowledge of group dynamics, customer maintenance techniques, negotiation skills, and the ability to effectively implement programs is preferred.

Travel: May involve travel.

* Combination of candidate’s education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to description’s minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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 Kentucky Region is seeking a Sr. Volunteer Engagement Representative to be based in our Louisville, KY or Lexington, KY Chapter. This position will work on-site, but there is some flexibility to work from home due to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 15, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level


USD 49,100 - USD 50,100


Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Louisville, KY
Associated Location
Louisville, KY, USA

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