|Position:||Disaster Program Specialist|
|Company:||American Red Cross|
|Job Location(s):||Pottsville, PA|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Work Hours (i.e. shift):||1st - First Shift|
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|Required Education:||Bachelor's Degree|
|Required Experience:||3 to 5 years|
|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Social Services/Community, Non-Profit/Associations, Executive/Senior Level Mgmt|
|Job Title:||Disaster Program Specialist|
|Area of Interest:||Disaster Response/Relief|
The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. It does this through services that are consistent with its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The American Red Cross is the foremost volunteer emergency service organization in the United States with more than 590 chapters nationwide.
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years experience with social services or service/program delivery. Ability to coordinate staff and volunteer activities. Ability to interpret program trends, results, and related data to formulate recommendations. Ability to manage multiple priorities with strong skills in planning and problem solving.
Management Experience: Minimum of 6 months to one year supervisory experience preferred.
Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Develops project plans & budgets. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of program or service. Demonstrated ability in creating presentations and developing training modules. Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals. Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills to develop creative processes for continuous program or service improvements. Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills to develop creative processes for continuous program or service improvements. Proven track record of collaboration, facilitation, problem solving, marketing, leadership, and partnership management. Additionally, this position requires ability for planning, public speaking, project management and process improvement. Individual must be customer oriented, organized, and able to operate with an orientation toward solutions with an external focus, and team orientation.
Other: Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Familiarity with federal, state, and local employment laws. Must be able to perform all assigned responsibilities under "grey sky" requirements. This position is also responsible for ensuring that all American Red Cross finance policies and procedures are followed as related to the scope of work activity. All full time disaster employees must be willing and able to be deployed, as needed. Upon employment, must be able to learn and become proficient in: ARC programs and procedures, Volunteer Management, Financial Management, Cultural Competency, Emergency Management Practices, Community, Government, Partnerships, Supply chain and warehousing, Disaster technical expertise.
Travel: May involve travel
Job Type: This position can be filled by an employee or a volunteer
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|Business Unit:||CHAP - Mid Atlantic Division|
|Full Time / Part Time:||Full Time|
|Shift:||1st - First Shift|
|Percentage of Travel:||25% - 50%|