Friday, April 30, 2021

Free Online Course. Health and Nutrition in Emergencies. KAYA Humanitarian Leadership Academy

 


New learning hub available on Kaya

We are very pleased to announce the launch of the integrated Public Health COVID-19 online learning hub, accessible to all on Kaya. The hub consists of 5 learning pathways, primarily designed to guide you towards Public Health capacity strengthening content based on the level of detail and technical knowledge that is most relevant to your role.

 

 

Celebrating World Health Day

 

To mark World Health Day on April 7th, we shared one of our most popular online courses on Health and Nutrition in emergencies. You will learn how different types of emergencies interact with health and nutrition risk factors, and be able to define key terms and concepts. The course is available in English, French, Arabic and Spanish.

 

 

 

Check out our Mobile Learning Toolkit

 

Do you want to learn how to create a mobile learning course to provide training to hard to reach communities? Working in collaboration with On Our Radar and Save the Children Country Offices, we created a step-by-step guide to designing mobile learning using SMS messages and voice recordings. Take a look!

 

 

Proposal writing course: Now available in French!

 

Over 4,000 humanitarians have already signed up for our Proposal and Report Writing online course and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive: "This is a very informative course. Simplified and straight to the point. I have gained a lot." - Momi, Kaya learner.
The course is now available in French on Kaya, don't miss out!

 

 

 

Learn the essentials of financial management

 

Financial Management for Developement and Humanitarian Professionals (FMD Pro) is an online course that provides non-financial managers with stronger financial management skills, leading to a more effective humanitarian response. The course is available in English and has now been translated into Arabic.

 

 

Thursday, April 29, 2021

American Red Cross: Regional Disaster Cycle Services New and Continued Employment Opportunities: 4/29/2021

 



Disaster Program Specialist – Chicago, Illinois

Job Summary: The Disaster Program Specialist is 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 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. 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. Performs these functions according to the guidance provided by the Disaster Program Manager; team leadership is provided by the Disaster Program Manager. This position reports directly to the Disaster Program Manager and may have a dotted line to Community Exec (s) 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. This position works closely with,  is supported by, and receives technical guidance from program support functions at the regional level.

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Disaster Program Specialist – Peoria, Illinois

Job Summary: The Disaster Program Specialist is 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 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. 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. Performs these functions according to the guidance provided by the Disaster Program Manager; team leadership is provided by the Disaster Program Manager. This position reports directly to the Disaster Program Manager and may have a dotted line to Community Exec (s) 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. This position works closely with,  is supported by and receives technical guidance from program support functions at the regional level.

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Disaster Program Manager – Rochester, MN

Job Summary: 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 Program Manager – Fargo, ND

Job Summary: 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 Program Manager – Wausau, WI

Job Summary: 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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Sr. Disaster Program Manager – Milwaukee, Altoona, Green Bay, La Crosse, Madison, Wausau WI

Job Summary: The Sr. Disaster Program Manager is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program in an assigned geographic territory. The chapter jurisdiction is based on the regional configuration. Leads and manages a team of local Disaster Program Managers responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs in the local area.  Plans, directs, and implements department, service or program overall strategic goals and objectives.  Ensures the development of Disaster Leadership Volunteers in each of the program support functional areas of the disaster cycle to meet the needs of the chapter, region, state, and division.  This position 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 chapter.  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 Senior Disaster Program Manager performs these functions according to the guidance provided by the Regional Disaster and Program Officer; team leadership is provided by the RDO.
 
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Workforce Engagement Manager – Anchorage, AK
 
Job Summary: Responsible for leading and managing a primarily volunteer team to support and provide Disaster Workforce engagement in an assigned geographic region. Serves as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for supporting the disaster workforce. Tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, training, and leading regional implementation of Disaster Workforce priorities, this position supports regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle.
 
 
Disaster Program Manager – San Jose, CA
 
Job Summary: 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.
 
 
Disaster Program Specialist – Seattle, WA

Job Summary: Program Service Development & Support:  Facilitates in and supports the development and implementation of strategies, initiatives, tools, plans, processes and procedures within a functional area, or oversees the full disaster cycle, through the development of volunteer leadership. Analyzes opportunities for improved program service and recommends to DPM for implementation. Functional areas may include:  Mass Care, Client Casework, Health & Mental Health Services, Logistics, Information Management & Situational Awareness, Partnerships & Emergency Management, Workforce Development, Preparedness, General Volunteer Support & Engagement, or Home Fire Campaign.  
 

Disaster Program Manager – Spokane, WA
 
Job Summary: 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.

 
Direct Services Lead Specialist  – Portland, OR
 
Job Summary: Responsible for leading and managing a primarily volunteer team 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.
 

Disaster Preparedness Specialist  – Portland, OR
 
Job Summary: Serves as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for Individual and Community Preparedness and Resilience. Tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, and leading local implementation of preparedness and resilience offerings, this position works through regional employees and volunteers to build prepared and resilient communities.
 

Direct Services Manager  – Oakland, San Francisco, CA
 
Job Summary: Responsible for leading and managing a primarily volunteer team to support and provide Mass Care, Logistics, Disaster Action Team (DAT), and Recovery program support across a large, regional geographic area.  Serves as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for the Mass Care, Logistics, and Disaster Action Team, 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, DAT, and Recovery, this position supports regional employees and volunteer leaders in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle.
 

Disaster Program Specialist  – Portland, OR
 
Job Summary: 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.  
 
 
Sr. Disaster Program Manager - Colorado Springs, CO

Job Summary: We are currently seeking a Sr. Disaster Program Manager (Colorado Springs, CO) to work in our Colorado Springs, CO office. This position will work 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, and some weekends and evenings will be required during times of business need. Travel will also be involved up to 25% of the time.

This position is 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 team of local Disaster Program Managers responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs in the local area.  Plans, directs, and implements department, service or program overall strategic goals and objectives. 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 Specialist  - Wichita, KS

Job Summary: We are currently seeking a Disaster Program Specialist  (Wichita, KS) to work in our Wichita, KS office. This position will work 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, and some weekends and evenings will be required during times of business need. Travel will also be involved up to 25% of the time.

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.

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Disaster Program Manager - Little Rock, AR

Job Summary: We are currently seeking a Disaster Program Manager (Little Rock, AR) to work in our Little Rock, AR office. This position will work 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, and some weekends and evenings will be required during times of business need. Travel will also be involved up to 25% of the time.

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 - Cape Girardeau, MO

Job Summary: We are currently seeking a Disaster Program Specialist (Cape Girardeau, MO) to work in our Cape Girardeau, MO office. This position will work 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, and some weekends and evenings will be required during times of business need. Travel will also be involved up to 25% of the time.

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.

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Disaster Program Specialist - Pine Bluff, AR

Job Summary: We are currently seeking a Disaster Program Specialist (Pine Bluff, AR) to work in our Pine Bluff, AR office. This position will work 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, and some weekends and evenings will be required during times of business need. Travel will also be involved up to 25% of the time.

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.

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Disaster Program Specialist - Del Rio, TX

Job Summary: We are currently seeking a Disaster Program Specialist (Del Rio, TX) to work in our Del Rio, TX office. This position will work 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, and some weekends and evenings will be required during times of business need. Travel will also be involved up to 35% of the time.*Bilingual candidates are strongly preferred to apply. Bilingual is a preference, not a requirement*
 
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.

 
Regional Disaster Officer - Tampa or Orlando, FL 
 
Job Summary: The Regional Disaster Officer (RDO) 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 RDO.  The RDO 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 larger operations regionally, division or nationwide.
 
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Disaster Program Manager – Daytona Beach, FL
 
Job Summary: The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for 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 1 paid staff and 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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Regional Recovery Manager – Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville, TN
 
Job Summary: The Regional Recovery Manager is responsible for leading and managing a primarily volunteer team to support and provide Recovery Support Programs in the Tennessee Region. Serves as the lead functional expert for the Recovery function, tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, training, and leading regional implementation of programs. This position supports regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle and is under the supervision of the Regional Disaster Officer.
 
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Disaster Program Specialist – South Bend, IN
 
Job Summary: This Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services for the South Bend, IN region to include the following counties: St Joseph, Elkhart, Starke, Marshall,  Pulaski,  Fulton, White, Carroll, Cass, Miami and Lagrange. This DPS will lead and manage 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. 
 
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Disaster Program Specialist – Memphis, TN
 
Job Summary: This Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services for the Mid-South region to include the following counties: Shelby, Tipton, Fayette, Lauderdale, Dyer, Obion and Lake County Tennessee as well as Crittenden County Arkansas and Desoto and Tunica County Mississippi . This DPS will lead and manage 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. 
 
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Disaster Program Specialist – Detroit, MI
 
Job Summary: This Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services for the Detroit, MI region to include the following counties: Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, St. Clair and Washtenaw. This DPS will lead and manage 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. 
 
 
Disaster Program Manager – Augusta, GA
 
Job Summary: 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.
 
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Lead Specialist Preparedness & Partnerships – Durham, NC
 
Job Summary: The Lead Specialist 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 Lead Specialist 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 – Raleigh, NC
 
Job Summary: 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.

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Disaster Program Specialist – Spartanburg, SC
 
Job Summary: The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services in Spartanburg and the surrounding counties. 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. 
 
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Disaster Program Specialist – Florence, SC
 
Job Summary:  The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services in Florence and the surrounding counties. 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. 
 
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Disaster Program Specialist – Columbia, SC
 
Job Summary: The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services in Florence and the surrounding counties. 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. 
 
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Disaster Program Manager – Selma, AL
 
Job Summary: The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined DRA geography under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM. 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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Regional Planner, Readiness and Situational Awareness Program Support Manager – Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Greenville, N Charleston, SC
 
Job Summary: This Program Support Manager is responsible for leading and managing a primarily volunteer team to support and provide Planning and Situational awareness in the SC region.  Will serve as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for Planning and Situational Awareness.  Tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, training, and leading regional implementation of planning and Situational Awareness,  This position supports regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle.
 
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Disaster Program Specialist – Anniston, AL
 
Job Summary: 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.
 
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Disaster Program Specialist, Hattiesburg, MS
 
Job Summary: 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.
 
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Disaster Program Manager – Indianapolis, IN
 
Job Summary: The Community Resiliency/Disaster Program Manager (CRDPM) is responsible for providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level.  Will provide service delivery programs within Greater Indianapolis under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the CRDPM 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 – West Chester, PA
 
Job Summary: The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Disaster Program Manager (DPM) and Volunteer Leadership in Philadelphia, 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 – Endicott, NY
 
Job Summary: 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. 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 – Worcester, MA
 
Job Summary: 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. 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 Preparedness Specialist –Albany, NY
 
Job Summary: The Disaster Preparedness Specialist serves as the lead functional expert in American Red Cross Eastern New York Region (27 counties) for Individual and Community Preparedness and Resilience. The Disaster Preparedness Manager works on tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, and leading local implementation of preparedness and resilience offerings. The position works through regional employees and volunteers to build prepared and resilient communities.
 
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Sr. Director, Disaster Cycle Services – Providence, RI
 
Job Summary: The Sr. Director, Disaster Cycle Services position is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program in Rhode Island. The territory is based on the regional configuration. The Sr. Director, Disaster Cycle Services leads and manages a primarily volunteer team.  The Sr. Director, Disaster Cycle Services 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. 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 – Hyannis, MA
 
Job Summary: 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. 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 – Burlington, VT
 
Job Summary: 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. 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 Specialist – Metro Boston
 
Job Summary: The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Disaster Program Manager (DPM) and Volunteer Leadership in Metro Boston, 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 Specialist – Charleston, WV

Job Summary: 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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Disaster Program Specialist – Wooster, OH

Job Summary: 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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Disaster Program Manager – Annapolis and Baltimore, MD

Job Summary: 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. The Disaster Program Manager performs these functions according to the guidance provided by the Regional Disaster Officer; team leadership is provided by the RDO. This position reports directly to the Senior DPM or the RDO; and may have a dotted line to Community Executives in the territory they cover.
 
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Functional Disaster Program Specialist (Preparedness) - Roanoke, VA

Job Summary: Serves as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for Individual and Community Preparedness and Resilience. Tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, and leading local implementation of preparedness and resilience offerings, this position works through regional employees and volunteers to build prepared and resilient communities.

Specific functions of this position include acting as local community preparedness expert and advocate with community groups, elected and appointed officials; program implementation; team building; management of volunteers; and soliciting feedback from end customers. Works to perform these functions according to the direction provided by the Prepare 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.

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