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|Position:||Regional Response Specialist|
|Company:||American Red Cross|
|Job Location(s):||Chicago, IL|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours (i.e. shift):||Variable|
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|Required Education:||Bachelor's Degree|
|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Emergency/Fire Management Services|
|Job Title:||Regional Response Specialist|
|Area of Interest:||Disaster Response/Relief|
At the Red Cross, there is no such thing as a small disaster. In every single case it is the Red Cross' mission to help people affected by disaster meet their emergency needs that include shelter, food, clothing, and health and mental health services. Loyal Red Cross disaster volunteers serve selflessly to provide a bridge of assistance until individuals and families can resume a normal life.
Our disaster volunteers are the heart and soul of our mission to respond to emergencies and provide relief to victims of disasters. They serve in a number of capacities, including Disaster Action Team Member, Disaster Assessment, Caseworker, Mass Care Feeding, Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) Driver, Shelter Manager/Staff, Disaster Health Services and Disaster Mental Health.
We are currently seeking a Regional Response Specialist to work in our Chicago, IL office.
The Regional Response Specialist implements and participates in the development of initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program and service delivery within the Regional jurisdiction. The Regional Response Specialist advances Emergency Services programs and services to meet goals and objectives and develops program and service-specific objectives for new initiatives. The Regional Response Specialist will support and manage volunteers and acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background with a minimum of 3 to 5 years in implementing and advancing social service programs and preferred 6 months - 1 year supervisory experience with paid or volunteer staff.
The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.
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|Business Unit:||CHAP - Division 7 - Great Lakes|
|Full Time / Part Time:||Full Time|
|Work Schedule:||Variable Schedule|
|Percentage of Travel:||25% - 50%|