Friday, January 17, 2020

American Red Cross: Regional Disaster Cycle Services New and Continued Employment Opportunities: 1/17/2020



Disaster Program Manager – Sioux City, IA

The Disaster Program Manager is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program in an assigned geographic territory which is based on the regional configuration.  The Disaster Program Manager leads and manages a primarily volunteer team responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs in the local area and ensures the development of Disaster Leadership Volunteers in each of the program support functional areas of the disaster cycle in order to meet the needs of the territory, region, state and division.  The Disaster Program Manager operates as a part of the Disaster Management Cycle processes.  It is responsible for local preparation, response and recovery management as well as management of government partnerships with assigned territory.  Drivers for this work include the number of municipalities within its coverage area, the amount and complexity of program activity, presence of significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure.  The Disaster Program Manager performs these functions according to the guidance provided by the Regional Disaster Program (RDPO) and Disaster Program Officer (DPO); team leadership is provided by the RDPO. This position reports directly to the Senior DPO or the RDPO; and may have a dotted line to Community Executive in the territory they cover. This position may have dotted line supervision to program support functions within the Region and/or may also serve as a program support function lead within the Region.

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Disaster Workforce Engagement Specialist –  Statewide, IL

Serves as functional support in a Red Cross Region for supporting the disaster workforce.  Provides technical expertise, training, and coordinating regional implementation of Disaster Workforce priorities, this position collaborates with regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle.  Specific functions of this position include program implementation, collaboration with employees and volunteers, and soliciting feedback from end customers.  Works to perform these functions according to the program direction provided by the Disaster Workforce Engagement function at headquarters. Team leadership, supervision, and personnel development is provided by the Disaster Workforce Engagement Program Support Manager.  This position operates as a part of the process called Engage Volunteers and Employees which is one of the (five pillar / three core) processes of the Disaster Management Cycle.  Specific functions of this position include:  Workforce training, engagement and deployment and workforce development.  Drivers for this work include: Scheduled volunteers and need for trained volunteers.

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Disaster Program Manager, Tuscaloosa, AL

The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level or taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the DPM will be responsible for the development and leadership of volunteers, as well as implementing and developing initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.

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Disaster Program Specialist, Anniston, AL

The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services in several counties in the that region. As part of the disaster team covering a busy region, this DPS leads and manages a volunteer teams responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response and recovery programs within their territory.  The DPS ensures proper development of disaster leadership volunteers in each of the disaster cycle support areas in order to meet the needs of the territory, and will take part in volunteer recruitment as well. The DPS is also responsible for local preparation, response  and recovery management, as well as management of government partnerships.  The DPS will work to build volunteer capacity for disaster preparedness programs.

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Disaster Program Specialist, Merrillville, IN

The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services in several counties in the that region. As part of the disaster team covering a busy region, this DPS leads and manages a volunteer teams responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response and recovery programs within their territory.  The DPS ensures proper development of disaster leadership volunteers in each of the disaster cycle support areas in order to meet the needs of the territory, and will take part in volunteer recruitment as well. The DPS is also responsible for local preparation, response  and recovery management, as well as management of government partnerships.  The DPS will work to build volunteer capacity for disaster preparedness programs.

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Disaster Program Manager, Jackson, TN

The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level or taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the DPM will be responsible for the development and leadership of volunteers, as well as implementing and developing initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.

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Disaster Program Manager, Valdosta, GA

The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level or taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the DPM will be responsible for the development and leadership of volunteers, as well as implementing and developing initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.

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Disaster Program Manager, Atlanta, GA

The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level or taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the DPM will be responsible for the development and leadership of volunteers, as well as implementing and developing initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.
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Disaster Program Manager – Pittsburgh, PA

The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level or taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs in Allegheny, Greene & Washington Counties under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the DPM will be responsible for the development and leadership of volunteers, as well as implementing and developing initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.


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Disaster Program Specialist – Johnstown, PA

The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Disaster Program Manager (DPM) and Volunteer Leadership in Hudson and Morris Counties, or, taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a subset of the Disaster Program Managers assigned geography and under the supervision and authority of the DPM. The DPS will accomplish this responsibility largely through the support, development and operational guidance of a team of trained volunteer leaders, volunteers and partners, as well as participate in the implementation and development of initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery.


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Disaster Program Manager – Redding, CA

Responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program in an assigned geographic territory. The territory is based on the regional configuration. Leads and manages a primarily volunteer team Operates as a part of the Disaster Management Cycle processes. Responsible for local preparation, response and recovery management as well as management of government partnerships with assigned territory. Drivers for this work include the number of municipalities within its coverage area, the amount and complexity of program activity, presence of significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure. responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs in the local area. Ensures the development of Disaster Leadership Volunteers in each of the program support functional areas of the disaster cycle in order to meet the needs of the territory, region, state and division.

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Regional Disaster Officer – Portland, OR

The RDPO is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program throughout the region in alignment with established metrics.  All disaster positions in a region have a solid line reporting relationship to the RDPO.  The RDPO will also ensure that employees and volunteers within a region are assigned specific “relationship management” responsibilities with key emergency management staff, non-governmental organizations and corporate/organizations supporting disaster services (i.e., account management).  Serves during times of disaster in an operational leadership role for any scale of disaster.  Participates in a leadership role on smaller operations regionally, division or nationwide.

This position operates as a part of the Disaster Management Cycle processes.  It is responsible for government partnerships, measurement and evaluation, information provision, preparation, and response management.  Drivers for this work include the number of municipalities within its coverage area, the amount and complexity of program activity,  presence of significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure.

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Disaster Program Manager – Hagatna, Guam

Responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program in an assigned geographic territory. The territory is based on the regional configuration. Leads and manages a primarily volunteer team Operates as a part of the Disaster Management Cycle processes. Responsible for local preparation, response and recovery management as well as management of government partnerships with assigned territory. Drivers for this work include the number of municipalities within its coverage area, the amount and complexity of program activity, presence of significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure. responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs in the local area. Ensures the development of Disaster Leadership Volunteers in each of the program support functional areas of the disaster cycle in order to meet the needs of the territory, region, state and division.

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Disaster Program Manager - Prestonsburg or Hazard, KY

The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level or taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the DPM will be responsible for the development and leadership of volunteers, as well as implementing and developing initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners. The DPM will accomplish this responsibility largely through the development, operational guidance, and support of a team of trained volunteer leaders, volunteers and partners that will stand ready to deliver/support the services of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs in the assigned jurisdiction. These teams will operate as part of a tiered mutual aid structure (local/regional/divisional/national), serving as the front line of support to local communities. These services include but are not limited to; response to recurrent local disasters (house fires, floods, etc.), capacity building for mass care service delivery, participation in the Home Fire Campaign, and direct assistance and recovery services to those impacted by disasters.



Regional Disaster Program Officer I  - Charleston, WV

The RDPO is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program throughout the region in alignment with established metrics. All disaster positions in a region have a solid line reporting relationship to the RDPO. The RDPO will also ensure that employees and volunteers within a region are assigned specific “relationship management” responsibilities with key emergency management staff, non-governmental organizations and corporate/organizations supporting disaster services (i.e., account management). Serves during times of disaster in an operational leadership role for any scale of disaster.  Participates in a leadership role on smaller operations regionally, division or nationwide.


State Mass Care Planner - Springfield, IL

This position is responsible for leading and managing a primarily volunteer team to support and provide Mass Care in an assigned geographic region. This position serves as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for the Mass Care function. Tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, training, and leading regional implementation of Mass Care, this position supports regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle. Specific functions of this position include program implementation, remote team building of employees and volunteers, and soliciting feedback from end customers.


Disaster Program Specialist - York, PA

The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Disaster Program Manager (DPM) and Volunteer Leadership at a territory or regional level, or, taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a subset of the Disaster Program Managers assigned geography and under the supervision and authority of the DPM.  The DPS will accomplish this responsibility largely through the support, development and operational guidance of a team of trained volunteer leaders, volunteers and partners, as well as participate in the implementation and development of initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. These functions are performed under the direction of the Disaster Program Manager with technical support from the region and division. This position reports directly to the Disaster Program Manager and will work closely with, and receives technical guidance from program support functions at the regional level.  The DPS may serve in capacity as Disaster Program Manager when the DPM is unavailable.



Direct Services Manager (Preparedness and Recovery) - Columbia, SC

Responsible for leading and managing a primarily volunteer team in addition to paid staff to support and provide Mass Care, Logistics and Recovery program support in an assigned geographic area. The territory is based on the regional configuration. Serves as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for the Mass Care, Logistics, and Recovery functions. Tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, training, and leading regional implementation of Mass Care, Logistics and Recovery, this position supports regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle. Specific functions of this position include program implementation, remote team building of employees and volunteers, and soliciting feedback from end customers.


Disaster Program Specialist - Wheeling, WV

The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Disaster Program Manager (DPM) and Volunteer Leadership at a territory or regional level, or, taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a subset of the Disaster Program Managers assigned geography and under the supervision and authority of the DPM.  The DPS will accomplish this responsibility largely through the support, development and operational guidance of a team of trained volunteer leaders, volunteers and partners, as well as participate in the implementation and development of initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. These functions are performed under the direction of the Disaster Program Manager with technical support from the region and division. This position reports directly to the Disaster Program Manager and will work closely with, and receives technical guidance from program support functions at the regional level.  The DPS may serve in capacity as Disaster Program Manager when the DPM is unavailable.



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