The American Red Cross is looking for supportive volunteers to help guide and empower teen Red Cross Club members as they plan and carry out their service activities. The Red Cross Club Coordinator is an adult volunteer who serves as a liaison between the Red Cross and Club student leadership. They help to create and maintain an environment where youth (high school & college aged students) feel empowered to lead and mobilize peers in community service projects addressing local and global issues. Club Coordinators support school year start up, help document activities and hours, and attend monthly Club meetings and events throughout the school year. Events may include hosting a blood drive or personal care item drive for veterans, fundraising, and disaster preparedness campaigns. This is currently an all-virtual opportunity.
Commitment: Volunteers are asked to commit to 2-3 hours each week, 4-5 hours per week may be required during peak time, working remotely. Available during weekdays and/or evenings to best accommodate youth and young adult volunteer schedules.
* Experience working with and leading youth and young adults
* Willing to learn about Red Cross services and operations and opportunities for volunteer service, specifically youth and young adult volunteer opportunities
* Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs
* Have some technology skills - Ability to work with and utilize Volunteer Connection database (training provided)
* Exceptional people skills to understand and meet the needs of a diverse audience
* Team building, and succession planning skills to build youth program continuity
* Relationship building skills working collaboratively with staff partner
* Understanding the value of youth and young adult volunteers and providing leadership and support to ensure youth and young adult volunteers are productive and have a mutually rewarding experience
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The American Red Cross is looking for supportive volunteers to help guide and empower teen Red Cross Club members as they plan and carry out their service activities. The Red Cross Club Coordinator is an adult volunteer who serves as a…