Description

Organization's Mission: Mission Statement
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Vision Statement
The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...



...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;



...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;



...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;



...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and



...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.
Organization's Programs and Services: Disaster Relief, lifesaving blood, training and Certifications, military families, Services to the Armed Forces, International services, fundraising, volunteer opportunities
Skills & Talents of Ideal Candidate: • Assurance that he/she has the time and interest to be engaged and active.• Credible individual with knowledge of and influence in the community.• Potential for future leadership role on Board.• Intention of making Red Cross a high priority for personal financial giving• Willing to leverage personal and professional social capital to promote Red Cross mission.• Commitment to the American Red Cross; its values and an understanding of its objectives, organization, services, and the responsibilities and relationships of working with donors, volunteers and partners.
What Can this Position offer the Applicant?: Community advocacy and leadership• Relationship building• Enhance leadership and communication skills• Interact with and meet a variety of people• Team building with the Red Cross, volunteers and community partners
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Our DEI Mission:

The American Red Cross will consistently deliver its products, goods, and services in a culturally competent manner.

Our DEI Vision:

The American Red Cross aspires to be an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion by creating and maintaining a diverse, high-performing workforce of employees and volunteers who reflect all communities we serve; by cultivating a collaborative, inclusive and respectful work environment that empowers all contributors; and by leveraging diverse partnerships – all of which helps to ensure culturally competent service delivery supported by effective community leadership and engagement.
Meeting Frequency: Varies per month, includes regularly scheduled board meetings, committee meetings and special events
Meeting Times: varies
Overall Time Commitment: Aprox. 2 hours per month
Current Number of Board Members: 15
Current Number of Board Vacancies: 5
Position Summary: RED CROSS PRESENCE & CONNECTIVITY: In partnership with the Executive, develops and implements strategies to achieve and maintain positive awareness of the Red Cross. Serves as the “Face of the Red Cross” in the community, representing the organization among various stakeholders, including government, community/civic, faith-based, educational, military, political, corporate, etc .Examples: Accept a Red Cross Month proclamation at a city council meeting. Visibly wear Red Cross board member pin. Make a presentation about Red Cross (Rotary, Chamber or other). Post Red Cross involvement on personal social networking sites (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.).2. FUNDRAISING/FRIEND-RAISING: Partners with the Executive to develop and implement fundraising plans and strategies to ensure that revenue targets are achieved in order to deliver essential Red Cross services, locally, nationally and internationally. Engage and leverage their network of personal and professional associates to help achieve revenue targets. Identify, cultivate and steward potential and existing donors of influence and affluence. Actively serve on committee(s) focused on individual, corporate, foundation and/or special event channels. Examples: Make an annual gift to the Board Campaign making Red Cross one of top-3 organizations for personal giving. Reach into individual network to identify new donors for the organization. Help reconnect former donors who have lapsed in giving. Participate on donor visits. Thank donors with handwritten notes and/or phonathons.3. MISSION CAPACITY BUILDING: Engage and leverage their network of personal and professional associates to cultivate and steward external partner relationships that create and maintain mission capacity. Support building capacity for service delivery through the effective involvement and engagement of volunteer groups and partners. Help ensure Red Cross represents the diversity of the community served.3. AMBASSADOR FOR ONE RED CROSS: Promote visibility/awareness across entire mission as appropriate – disaster, service to armed forces, blood, health and safety, and international. Cultivate and steward external relationships that create and maintain connectedness within the community. Support building capacity for all lines of service delivery through the effective involvement and engagement of volunteers and partners Examples: Coordinate a presentation or training for their personal workplace or affiliated group. Encourage business, place of worship to conduct a blood drive.
How to Apply: Contact Nancy John
Location: Salt Lake City

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Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: NancyJohn
Email: nancy.john@redcross.org
Phone: 8015544575