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Red Cross AmeriCorps Service to Armed Forces Program Facilitator, Spokane WA

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American Red Cross, Northwest Region | Spokane, WA
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American Red Cross, Northwest Region


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Published 5 months ago

Start Date

September 3, 2019

End Date

July 15, 2020

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Sleeves Up, Heart Open, All In!

The American Red Cross serving the Northwest Region is seeking an enthusiastic individual to serve as a Service to Armed Forces (SAF) Program Facilitator in Spokane from September 1, 2019 - July 15, 2020. Position will focus on recruiting and engaging veterans as volunteers; supporting local veteran services, supporting the Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve in the area. The Service to Armed Forces (SAF) Program Facilitator service schedule is Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. with occasional evening and weekend events.


Member Key Essential Functions of the Position:

·        Deliver services, programs, and educational presentations to audiences within our Washington military community to better prepare service members and their families during times of emergencies and deployments.

·        Deliver informational briefings, support military community resource fairs, and support military family events

·        Schedule/coordinate resiliency training courses

·        Manage Hero Care Network (emergency messaging/casework) program

·        Assist in volunteer management (recruiting, onboarding, training, scheduling, supervising, and recognition)

·        Survey veteran volunteers to determine their volunteer experience

·        Purchasing program related supplies/materials such as therapy items, craft materials, promotional materials, refreshments, administrative supplies, volunteer recognition gifts, volunteer recruitment materials, briefing support materials

·        Assist in coordination of Red Cross Home Fire Campaign/Sound the Alarm smoke detector installation events for military/veterans

 

Qualifications required for this position:

·        High School diploma and volunteer experience

·        Two years of experience with the military preferred (active duty, family member, or veterans)

·        Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

·        Excellent organizational skills

·        Ability to serve well independently and as a member of a team

·        Ability to serve effectively with diverse populations and maintain professional boundaries

·        Very flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing priorities

·        Ability to effectively motivate and supervise volunteers

·        Excellent problem solving and customer service skills

·        Ability to serve on multiple tasks concurrently, follows through and consistently meets deadlines

·        Good attention to detail

·        Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and able to learn other databases

·        Some prior volunteer or community service experience

·        A valid Driver’s License; prefer if member has own reliable vehicle

 

Member Benefits:

·        Invaluable experience and extensive training from a nationally and internationally respected organization

·        $1,450 per month living allowance provided by WSC (before taxes)

·        $6,095 AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion of service term

·        Eligibility for health insurance coverage

·        Student loan forbearance (on qualifying loans)

·        Subsidized childcare (if qualified)

Sleeves Up, Heart Open, All In!

The American Red Cross serving the Northwest Region is seeking an enthusiastic individual to serve as a Service to Armed Forces (SAF) Program Facilitator in Spokane from September 1, 2019 - July 15, 2020. Position…

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  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

Location

American Red Cross - Spokane Office

315 West Nora Avenue, Spokane, WA 99205

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