Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home.By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!Job Description:Why Choose Us? As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions. At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine! The American Red Cross is seeking a Senior Volunteer Recruitment Specialist for our Albany office to support our Eastern New York Region. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:The Sr. Volunteer Recruitment Specialist will d evelop and execute broad-based recruitment strategies to identify and attract volunteers. The Sr. Volunteer Recruitment Specialist will p rovide coaching, guidance and subject-matter-expertise related to recruitment activities of prospective volunteers to effectively support goals and ensure placement of sufficient numbers of volunteers to meet operational needs. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers. WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE FOR GOOD:
Utilize comprehensive recruitment strategies to meet assigned volunteer recruitment metrics, effectively support goals and ensure placement of sufficient numbers of volunteers to meet operational needs. Conduct general and targeted outreach and recruiting activities through various resource pools, networks and social media to obtain volunteer applicants tracked to referral and approval.
Leverage recruitment venues, in-person presentations, social media campaigns, user groups and professional associations to identify and attract to qualified candidates. Identify, cultivate, and maintain relationships with key volunteer recruitment agencies/organizations, market segments, and populations to create a robust network and strong candidate pipeline for future needs. Partner with assigned staff to strengthen existing relationships, and identify and evaluate prospective volunteer recruitment sources and partnerships.
Evaluate and modify recruitment strategies based on lessons-learned. Support the development and ongoing refinement of the Volunteer Recruitment Plan to include both in-person and digital strategies.
Provide coaching and guidance to volunteer recruitment teams (paid and volunteers), and foster a culture of volunteerism that supports recruitment strategies.
Collaborate with marketing and communications teams to leverage existing or develop new recruitment materials. Create presentations to ensure maximum effectiveness for online and in-person targeted recruitment efforts.
Maintain accurate records of all potential and actual volunteer leads through the appropriate tools. Produce status reports as directed.
Support volunteer programs and services to meet established goals and objectives. May assist in scheduling and coordinating volunteer orientations, placements, meetings and events.
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:
Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years of related experience.
Skills & Abilities: Ability to work on a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and presentation skills. Good organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple and continuously evolving priorities effectively. Intermediate proficiency with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Knowledge of group dynamics, customer maintenance techniques, negotiation skills, and the ability to effectively implement programs is preferred.
Travel: Will require travel. A current valid driver's license and good driving record is required.
The salary range for this position is: (New York): $55,700 to $57,134 Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the work is performed. The stated salary range in this posting is an average. The specific salary information will be will be shared at the time of phone screening based upon your location and qualifications. Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The work environment will consist of moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones and printers, light traffic). The employee must have the ability to work in a small cubicle and have the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.BENEFITS FOR YOU:We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn. Medical, Dental Vision plans Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts PTO + Holidays 401K with 5% match Paid Family Leave Employee Assistance Program Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term Service Awards and recognition 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. Interested in Volunteering?Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights