As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. Our volunteers are the heart and soul of our mission to relieve human suffering. They serve in any number of capacities, across all lines of our organization. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this fantastic career opportunity.
Volunteer Specialist, Austin, TX
The Volunteer Services Specialist implements and participates in helping volunteers increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery for the 10 counties that make up the Central Texas Chapter. This person will recruit, interview, place, train and conduct follow-up with volunteers to support Chapter operations. Conducts needs assessment with Chapter leadership and staff to determine volunteer opportunities and develops plan for implementation.
The Volunteer Specialist is a primary contact, trainer and administrator for volunteer database systems and volunteer job descriptions/summaries. They assign and coordinate volunteers on project assignments, manage the volunteer recruitment and intake processes, as well as coordinate and execute volunteer recognition initiatives and programs.
Networks with colleges/universities to develop campus-based Red Cross volunteer opportunities, and works with employers to develop Red Cross volunteer opportunities for their employees.
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