Description

Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 47,500
Organization's Mission: 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 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.
Position Summary: Job Description:

The SAF-IS Regional Program Specialist assists in the delivery of American Red Cross programs and services to meet the needs of United States military members, veterans and their families in accordance with Red Cross policies and procedures, but will focused on supporting the delivery of International Services (IS) U.S. programs and services to include International Humanitarian Law (IHL), Youth Action Campaign (YAC) and Restoring Family Links (RFL). This is accomplished through managing volunteers and working with other Red Cross departments to support strong visibility for SAF/IS U.S. in the community.

The American Red Cross is currently seeking a full-time Regional Program Specialist in our Utah Region to support the Service to Armed Forces and International Services (SAF-IS) missions throughout the Ogden/Hill Air Force Base communities. This position is regional, but also part of our mobile staff which requires meeting strict medical and security clearances prior to employment. In a mobile role, worldwide deployment is a condition of employment. Mobile staff members deploy for 6 months at a time, typically within the first 6 months and once every 18 months after that, however the length and frequency is dependent on business need.

Job Summary
The SAF-IS Regional Program Specialist assists in the delivery of American Red Cross programs and services to meet the needs of United States military members, veterans and their families in accordance with Red Cross policies and procedures, but will focused on supporting the delivery of International Services (IS) U.S. programs and services to include International Humanitarian Law (IHL), Youth Action Campaign (YAC) and Restoring Family Links (RFL). This is accomplished through managing volunteers and working with other Red Cross departments to support strong visibility for SAF/IS U.S. in the community.

The RPS also serves as part of the Hero Care Center Contingency Team. Will act as the first line of supervision and support to provide casework expertise and manage volunteers and other staff members during surge situations and disaster responses. Supports Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) as necessary in accordance with the DCS COOP SAF responsibilities. Maintains deployment readiness at all times by completing medical requirements, clearance requirements and by completing ongoing training requirements to maintain proficiency with casework and relationship management.
Primary Responsibilities: 1. Relationship Management and Community Outreach: Serves as the “face” of the Red Cross throughout your region.

Cultivates relationships and partnerships with external constituents in the local community, including government organizations, corporate partners, civic organizations and other community charitable and nonprofit agencies with the purpose of furthering the mission of the Red Cross. Outreach includes command meetings, education briefings, presentations or information sessions. Will also be responsible for establishing and maintaining effective command relationships during deployment.
2. Volunteer Management:

Develops and implements a strategic volunteer program to engage and enable delivery of all Red Cross programs and services on a military installation.
Recruits and trains volunteers in the delivery of SAF programs and services, Preparedness, Health & Safety Services, Disaster Cycle Services, and providing support to Armed Forces Blood Services,
Supervises volunteer staff in their daily work responsibilities.
3. Service Delivery Management: Ensures the delivery of SAF core services to all clients within their jurisdiction.

Supports other lines of ARC service to ensure the delivery of Preparedness, Health and Safety Services training, disaster preparedness and response and Red Cross Blood Services. Services may include conducting training, meetings, presentations, and workshops as well as scheduling, recruitment, marketing and providing materials and support throughout the community.
4. Hero Care Network Contingency Team: Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) during emergency situations at the SAF Hero Care Center.

5. Deployment Readiness: Mobile staff are required to deploy and maintain readiness at all times. In order to maintain their annual readiness certification, the following is required:

Deployment Familiarization Training on military culture and protocols, command relationships, do’s & don’ts while deployed and scenario-based situations.
Advanced leadership training and advanced casework training must be completed.
All trainings must be recertified annually to ensure continued readiness
Once activated for deployment, staff will meet regularly with senior leadership to ensure readiness and ability to backfill OCONUS SAF-IS Mobile positions as needed.
Additional training with site specific scenarios with the current staff members at their deployment location is required.
Additional deployment medical requirements must be met.
Must obtain a no-fee passport prior to deployment and a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC) upon arrival.
6. Reporting & Admin Support: Monitors and reports on American Red Cross Service Delivery Outcomes.

Interact with customers and other teams to obtain data to document outcomes and program results to ensure organizational accountability.
Input and Evaluate Service Delivery Data for consistency completeness, accuracy, reasonableness.
Generate data reports on a scheduled and/ or periodic basis for management or local command.
Makes recommendations for continuous improvement to ensure metrics are consistently met.
FOR MOBILE POSITIONS ONLY (Domestic and Overseas settings) Some positions are designated as “Mobile” and subject to unique job requirements. SAF Mobile Staff perform the same basic job responsibilities as non-mobile staff in regions. In addition to those responsibilities, this special workforce is also required to deploy on short term temporary assignments, serving alongside military members who are deployed to designated theaters of operations anywhere in the world. Mobile staff must be ready to deploy whenever called upon, and to do so are required to meet and maintain specific medical and other readiness requirements. Requirements unique to mobile positions include the following:

1. Support both the day-to-day operations and emergency needs of the Hero Care Center as a member of the Hero Care Network Contingency Team.

Completes all trainings and requirements to maintain casework proficiency, to include working shifts and participating in readiness drills.
Responds to emergency, surge and disaster situations, as needed.
2. To maintain readiness, staff must:

Maintain all medical and security requirements
Engage in annual deployment familiarization program to include trainings and meetings
When activated to deploy, participate in additional trainings and meetings to prepare for deployment
Desired Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, human resources management, community organization, social or health sciences, or related field; or relevant equivalent experience is required. Current DoD Cardholder and knowledge of Military structure, culture and lifestyle are preferred.

Experience: At minimum, three years of related experience required.

Management Experience: At least one year of management experience is strongly preferred.

Skills and Abilities: Requires strong computer skills. Public speaking skills and the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing are required. Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in an individual or team environment. The ability to balance multiple priorities is essential. Experience with American Red Cross programs and services is strongly desired. Familiarity with military culture, regulations and protocol is strongly desired.

Travel: Must have a valid driver's license required

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements

Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) weights of up to 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions: 4 Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

Mobile staff requirements: SAF Mobile Staff perform the same basic job responsibilities as non-mobile staff in regions. In addition to those responsibilities, this special workforce is also required to deploy on short term temporary assignments, serving alongside military members who are deployed to designated theaters of operations anywhere in the world. Mobile staff must be ready to deploy whenever called upon, and to do so are required to meet and maintain specific medical and other readiness requirements. Requirements unique to mobile positions include the following:

World-wide mobility is a condition of employment. It is an essential function of this position and employees must accept assignments anywhere in the world where we provide services to members of the U.S. military and their families.

Mobile staff members must be US citizens and able to obtain/maintain a secret security clearance and no-fee U.S. passport.

Must meet and maintain strict medical and physical requirements, including immunizations required by the U.S. military and Department of Defense.

Responsible for proper wear and maintenance of daily Red Cross Duty Uniform, and live and work in harsh and stressful environment in conflict areas.

Periodically accompanies the military on deployments.

Some station offices are in remote locations without public transportation.

An interim Secret Security Clearance must be obtained if SSC is not currently held.

When deployed, you may be required to work 12-hour shifts, 7 days a week. Privacy is often limited and you may have to share accommodations with co-workers, military members, etc.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
How to Apply: https://americanredcross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/American_Red_Cross_Careers/job/Ogden-UT/SAF-IS-Regional-Program-Specialist--RPS---Mobile-_RC57817
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Salt Lake City

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Email: nancy.john@redcross.org
Phone: 8015544575