Friday, November 6, 2020

American Red Cross: Regional Disaster Cycle Services New and Continued Employment Opportunities: 11/06/2020


State Mass Care Planner – Springfield, Illinois

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.

This position works to perform these functions according to the program direction provided by the Mass Care function at headquarters. Team leadership, supervision, and personnel development is provided by the Regional Disaster Functions/Support Director or the Regional Disaster and Program Officer; and may have a dotted line to the DPM or Community Exec (s) in the territory they cover.

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Temporary Disaster Response Specialist – Chicago, Illinois

This is a temporary position that will last approximately 12 - 15 weeks.  Coordinates the overall interdisciplinary client care plan, from assessment to case closure. Provides crisis intervention and assists families in understanding implications and complexities of their situation.  Determines, implements, and facilitates coordination of emergency services and assistance.  Acts as a liaison between client/family, Red Cross, and community resources to ensure necessary assistance is provided promptly and effectively. Team leadership, supervision, and personnel development is provided by the Regional Functional Recovery Program Support Manager .

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Disaster Program Manager – Louisville, KY

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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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.

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