Volunteer Opportunities for Interest in HR Professionals
Below is a short list of opportunities, which provide an opportunity for human resource generalists to contribute their skills to the American Red Cross mission. All opportunities offer flexible schedules and may be conducted virtually.
HR Relations Team Volunteer:
HR Relations Team Volunteers provide support, assistance and guidance for the staff and volunteer workforce in the areas of human resources and staff relations. They may help with a review of Red Cross volunteer policies and procedures, advise on performance or behavioral issues and the development of staff in understanding basic HR functions and actions.
Successful candidates will be HR professionals and have some familiarity with non-profits and volunteer engagement.
Volunteer Recruiters assist the Volunteer Management team with the implementation of the regional volunteer recruitment plan by conducting research and outreach to fill general and specific volunteer opportunities for all lines of service.
Successful candidates will enjoy promoting the mission of American Red Cross to diverse populations; possess excellent interpersonal skills, some recruiting experience or the ability to effectively communicate Red Cross mission and activities in a manner that is both attractive and realistic.
Volunteer Engagement Volunteer:
Volunteer Services Engagement Volunteers are responsible for overseeing “The Volunteer Experience” for volunteers serving in the region. They serve as a resource for volunteer supervisors in all lines of service by consulting with departments on volunteer on-boarding, planned growth experiences, and volunteer career development as well as issue resolution and recognition and retention activities.
Successful candidates will possess excellent relationship building and collaboration skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse array of stakeholders. Applicants should have an understanding of volunteer engagement cycle and be adept at problem solving.
Volunteer Screeners gather relevant information about prospective volunteer candidates by conducting volunteer screenings over the phone and matching volunteers to positions for which they are best suited, based on skills, interest, availability and available options.
Volunteer Opportunities for Interest in HR/HR Professionals
Successful applicants will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable with computers and conducting business over the phone. Applicants will need to be well versed in a wide variety of volunteer opportunities, be organized and detailed.
Intake Volunteers ensure prospective volunteers complete the intake process in timely manner by monitoring applications and following up with volunteers to help them through the process, if needed.
Successful applicants will possess excellent interpersonal skills, be customer-focused, comfortable with computers and the ability to commit to a certain number of hours every week.
All positions require access to internet, phone and familiarity with our database- Volunteer Connection. Training and support is provided.
If interested in finding out more, please contact Helen Long, Regional Volunteer Services Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (603) 724-8008.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.orgor visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.