American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region
Build Capacity as a Community Volunteer Leader
Company: American Red Cross - Eastern New York Region
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Location: Your Community, Albany, NY, 12205
Project Details
A team going to install smoke alarms & provide home fire prevention education

Do you have strong networking skills? Do you have an interest or background in developing relationships? Are you interested in using your leadership skills in retirement or trying to enhance these skills for your professional development?

Join us as a Community Volunteer Leader who serves as an extension of the Chapter in the community with the primary goal of connecting that community with the Red Cross mission and services.

Key responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT: Recruit and refer prospective volunteers and volunteer groups to American Red Cross in support of Chapter and Regional goals and metrics. Help recruit a volunteer workforce that is both inclusive and represents the demographics of the community.

RED CROSS PRESENCE & CONNECTIVITY: Serve as a connector between the defined geography and the American Red Cross mission. As a credible leader in the community, help represent the community needs and opportunities back to Red Cross Leadership.

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT: Cultivate, manage and steward external partner relationships to help create and maintain connectivity within defined community, managing relationships of key stakeholders.

Examples of Day-to-Day Activities

  • Provides Red Cross updates to local organizations (Rotary, Kiwanis, etc.)
  • Participates in local community events as an extension of the Chapter
  • Shares volunteer needs within social networks / circles of influence based on consultation with Volunteer Services Department and Lines of Service leaders
  • Routine meetings with key stakeholders (fire chiefs, mayors, veteran organizations, local media partners)
    General requirements


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • About 5 hours a week/25 hours a month
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Category
    Disaster Relief
    Skills Area
    People Skills
    Project Management
    Relationship Building