American Red Cross SAF Regional Program Specialist in Ft Bragg, North Carolina

Job Description:

The Services to the Armed Forces (SAF) mission is to provide care and comfort to the members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. It is the impetus for the establishment of the American Red Cross (ARC). SAF at the Red Cross is a mixture of both tradition and innovation. ARC continues to provide traditional support to military families; serve in military and veterans hospitals, and conduct emergency communication. But, we also continually adapt our traditional services and create new programs to meet the needs of today's military member, veterans and their families.

The American Red Cross is currently looking for a full-time Regional Program Specialist to support the Services to the Armed Forces program at Ft. Bragg (North Carolina).

Job Summary:

The Services to Armed Forces (SAF) Regional Program Specialist supports the delivery of American Red Cross programs and services to meet the needs of United States military members, veterans and their families in accordance with Red Cross policies and procedures. This is accomplished through working with volunteers and other Red Cross departments to support strong visibility for SAF in the community. Work to strengthen SAF volunteer engagement; help develop and maintain community partnerships; support volunteer caseworkers; help to coordinate Restoring Family Links program.

Responsibilities:

Relationship Management Support and Community Outreach: Supports building relationships with military leadership, key organizations and community leaders. Cultivates relationships and partnerships with external constituents in the local community, including government organizations, corporate partners, civic organizations and other community charitable and nonprofit agencies with the purpose of furthering the mission of the Red Cross. Outreach includes command meetings, education briefings, presentations or information sessions.Volunteer Management Support: Supports a volunteer program to meet the workforce model and to enable delivery of SAF programs and services. Assists in the

supervision of volunteer staff. Works closely with Regional Volunteer Services to develop and implement strategic regional SAF volunteer program. Helps ensure volunteer staff ratio reflects the diversity of the population being served. Service Delivery: Ensures the delivery of SAF core services to all clients within their jurisdiction. Supports the other lines of ARC service to ensure the delivery of Preparedness, Health and Safety Services training, disaster preparedness and response, and Red Cross Blood Services. Services may include use of case management system, presenting briefings, collection of data, providing needed materials, and outreach within the community. 4. Reporting & Admin Support: Monitors and reports on the outcomes and results of programs and services to ensure organizational accountability and makes recommendations for continuous improvement to ensure metrics are consistently met.

Minimum Qualifications:Education: Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, human resources management, community organization, social or health sciences, or related field is required; or related equivalent experience. Experience: A minimum of five years related experience in program management or related field is required. Managerial Experience: A minimum of 1 year of successful supervisory experience is required.Additional Requirements:

• Must have strong computer proficiency and public speaking skills, as well as the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. • Familiarity with military culture, regulations and protocol is strongly desired. Experience with American Red Cross programs and services are desired. • Must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work well as an individual or on a team, and thrives in an environment involving varied tasks where you must balance multiple priorities frequently.• U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance and a no-fee U.S. passport.• Worldwide mobility is a condition of employment and an essential function of this position. Must accept work assignments anywhere in the world, including conflict areas, where the American Red Cross is providing services to members of the military and their families. • Must meet strict medical and physical requirements, including immunizations required by the U.S. military and Dept. of Defense.• May be required to wear military uniforms, and live and work in harsh and stressful environment in conflict areas. • Must be able to pass Department of Defense medical clearance requirements.

• World-wide mobility is a condition of employment. It is an essential function of this position. Employees must accept assignments anywhere in the world, including deployments (conflict areas) where we provide services to members of the U.S. military and their families. • Some station offices are in remote locations without public transportation. Employees must provide own transportation.• An interim Secret Security Clearance must be obtained if current SSC is not held.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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