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American Red Cross of West Michigan

Agency Description
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things. Join Us In Our Various Lines of Service!Provide Disaster Relief including Response and RecoveryCollect and Distribute Lifesaving BloodEducate and Prepare communities through Training & CertificationSupport our Military Families & VeteransContribute to global International Services What is your story?www.redcross.org/about-us/who-we-are/red-cross-stories
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Opportunity:URGENT NEED: Biomedical: Muskegon County Transportation Specialist

Date:07/15/2019 -

Agency:American Red Cross of West Michigan

Do you enjoy driving and want to make a difference? This position is for you!Help the Red Cross transport blood and blood products to hospital customers in a safe and timely manner. Key Responsibilities* Distribute blood to area hospitals as routine or "stat" deliveries (on call)* Pick up and return boxes as needed* Complete required paperwork and obtain signatures* Communicate and share feedback between Red Cross personnel and customers* Drive in a safe and responsible manner* Successfully complete American Red Cross Defensive Driving Course (within 6 months of placement) Qualifications* Driver‚??s License Needed (3 years experience)* Able to verify safe driving record with state or insurance* Background Check* Familiarity with geographic area and driving routes* Ability to lift and move containers up to 50 lbs.* Must have regular on call availability. Shifts typically 4 -5 hours, depending upon trip needs. Weekdays preferred but we will work with you! Apply today at www.redcross.org/volunteer

Opportunity:Volunteer Services (VS) Recruitment Volunteer

Date:06/03/2019 -

Agency:American Red Cross of West Michigan

Do you enjoy attending events, meeting new people, and talking to potential volunteers about opportunities? Are you passionate about humanitarian causes and community?Help recruit the best candidates to support the American Red Cross mission while gaining skills, learning about a nonprofit organization, and having the chance to meet Red Cross members around the Michigan region.Key ResponsibilitiesAssists in the development and implementation of volunteer workforce recruitment activitiesMeets with Volunteer Services Volunteer Management team to determine targeted recruitment needs in the regionUnderstands the American Red Cross lines of service and recruits volunteers for general and specific volunteer opportunities and departmentsRecruits current volunteers for new opportunities and leadership positionsResearches, plans and carries out community outreach eventsAssists new volunteers with initial online intake steps (i.e. submitting their online application)QualificationsBroad understanding of the American Red Cross and its opportunities for volunteer serviceEnthusiastic about the Red Cross mission and programsRecruiting experience or ability to effectively communicate the Red Cross mission and activitiesAbility to work independently and as a team Apply today at www.redcross.org/volunteerVolunteer Recruiters receive support, guidance, and encouragement from the Volunteer Services Team. They will have access to relevant learning opportunities and materials that prepare for and support this role!

Opportunity:Disaster Action Team (DAT) Member

Date:05/12/2016 -

Agency:American Red Cross of West Michigan

Disaster Action Teams provide 24-hour emergency response to local disasters, particularly house fires, ensuring that those affected have access to resources for basic necessities such as food, shelter and clothing. For a video to get a sense of what DAT members do, click on the link YouTube: Red Cross Disaster Action Teams Key ResponsibilitiesThis position is responsible for the tasks involved in the Disaster Action Team program including: Supporting the annual goals, RDO objectives, and regional/chapter plan for DAT services through participation in meetings, projects, and local response activities.Completes all required training and maintains current training standard as DAT program requirements change.Attends regular team meetings and training as required by the region/territory.Completes assigned projects and local response activities according to the needs of the DAT program. (Preparing vehicles, response materials, administrative support of the DAT program and other tasks assigned by the DAT Leader. Learn skills to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters through required (free) trainings.QualificationsBe passionate about your communityServe with honesty and integrityFollow the fundamental principles of the Red CrossBe flexible and willing to help those in needDAT Members are part of the American Red Cross Disaster Services. Disaster workers have varied opportunities to serve. DAT member volunteers needed for Muskegon, Barry, Mecosta, Osceola, Mason, Lake, Oceana, Ottawa, Montcalm counties.Apply today at www.redcross.org/volunteer

Opportunity:Volunteer Services (VS) Volunteer Recruitment Lead

Date:05/12/2016 -

Agency:American Red Cross of West Michigan

Love meeting new people and sharing your passion? Want to engage in a creative leadership opportunity? Help us recruit new volunteers to support the mission of the American Red Cross!The VS Volunteer Recruitment Lead serves as a subject matter expert on recruitment and implements the regional volunteer recruitment strategy and plan by building and managing a recruitment team and coordinating with the regional Volunteer Services team.Key ResponsibilitiesImplements the Volunteer Recruitment strategy and plan for the region in coordination with the RVSO and VS SpecialistsBuilds a regional recruiting team that can execute the recruitment plan and ensure targeted, proactive recruitment for high priority positionsServes as a subject matter expert on volunteer recruitmentDevelops a recruitment network throughout the region using internal and external partnersWorks with departments to recruit current volunteers for new opportunities and leadership positionsEquips departments with tools they need to make a pitch for volunteering when they are out in the community talking about the Red CrossManages research, planning and execution of recruitment eventsQualificationsBroad understanding of the American Red Cross and its opportunities for volunteer service.Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs.Recruiting experience OR the ability to effectively communicate Red Cross mission and activities in a manner that is both attractive and realistic. Apply today at www.redcross.org/volunteerThe Volunteer Recruitment Lead receives support, guidance, and encouragement from the Volunteer Services Team. They will have access to relevant learning opportunities and materials that prepare for and support this role!