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Use your Leadership Skills and Become a Red Cross Community Volunteer Leader!

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American Red Cross Pacific Coast Chapter, CA


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Published 18 days ago

Recurring
A few hours per week

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Serving as an advocate, representing the Red Cross volunteer needs within a specific community. 
  • Sharing volunteer needs within social networks / circles of influence. 
  • Meeting with community groups and schools to share about volunteer opportunities. 
  • Helping build / regain/ enhance presence in the local community. 
  • Providing Red Cross updates to local service clubs (Rotary, Kiwanis, etc.). 
  • Participating in local community events as an extension of Executive Director or Regional Executive. 
  • Assisting with cultivating, managing and stewarding external partner relationships. 
  • Supporting routine meetings with key stakeholders (fire chiefs, mayors, veteran organizations, local media partners). 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Passion for the Red Cross mission and the community 
  • Demonstrated interest in promoting volunteerism 
  • A natural ‘connector’; able to connect the community needs with American Red Cross. 
  • Able to be sensitive to others and personally work well in stressful situations with a wide variety of people 
  • Be a creative self-starter who is able to successfully manage multiple tasks and priorities 
  • Embraces diversity and inclusion and demonstrates understanding of the mission, vision, and seven fundamental principles 
  • Leads by example and demonstrates Red Cross values 
  • Ability to work in a variety of roles, including those of consultant, collaborator, and administrator 

TRAINING: 

  • All training required is provided by Red Cross 

TIME REQUIREMENT: 

  • 10 hours per week 


RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Serving as an advocate, representing the Red Cross volunteer needs within a specific community. 
  • Sharing volunteer needs within social networks / circles of influence. 
  • Meeting with community groups and schools to share…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location

Location

2707 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

How to Apply

Volunteer Application Guide

How to become a Red Cross Volunteer

STEP 1 - CREATE A RED CROSS ID

Go to www.redcross.org/volunteer

Click "Find My Volunteer Opportunity”

Recommended: Take the Volunteer Role Finder Quiz Click on "Apply Now" and browse volunteer opportunities Complete the required fields to create your Red Cross ID

               2 - CONFIRM YOUR ACCOUNT

Fill in your contact information and click "Continue to Verify Contact Info" at the bottom of the page.

Choose how you would like to receive your confirmation code: via text or email and click "Send Me the Code".

   3 - POLICY AGREEMENT

Click on each of the four links to the documents to read and agree to Red Cross Policies.

After you complete this step, click the red “Continue to Background Check” button.

 4 - BACKGROUND CHECK

Upload a picture of your valid ID by clicking on the link to upload and select the file from your device. Click the red “Continue to Background Check” button.

Check and click on the links to read the required consent form. Click the red “Authorize Background Check” button.

Enter your Social Security Number in the box that appears, then click "Finish". You will then be brought to the home screen.

  

Once you finish your application, you will be contacted for a “Get to Know You” Interview.

Have Questions?

Contact us at jennifer.samaritan@redcross.org or Or call Jen at 805.350.8364

Volunteer Application Guide

How to become a Red Cross Volunteer

STEP 1 - CREATE A RED CROSS ID

Go to www.redcross.org/volunteer

Click "Find My Volunteer Opportunity”

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