Disaster Services Coordinator
American Red Cross - Prestonsburg, KY

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At the Red Cross, there is no such thing as a small disaster. In every single case it is the Red Cross’ mission to help people affected by disaster meet their emergency needs that include shelter, food, clothing, and health and mental health services. As a paid staff member, you will support our loyal Red Cross disaster volunteers who serve selflessly to provide a bridge of assistance until individuals and families can resume a normal life.

Our disaster volunteers are the heart and soul of our mission to respond to emergencies and provide relief to victims of disasters. They serve in a number of capacities, including Disaster Action Team Member, Disaster Assessment, Caseworker, Mass Care Feeding, Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) Driver, Shelter Manager/Staff, Disaster Health Services and Disaster Mental Health.

We are currently seeking a Disaster Services Coordinator to work in our Prestonsburg, KY location. This is a Full Time position working variable hours (typically 8:00am to 5:00pm, but based on business need).

The Disaster Services Coordinator implements and participates in the development of initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery within the Chapter’s jurisdiction. Advances assigned programs or services to meet goals and objectives. Develops program/service-specific objectives for new initiatives. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.

Some other duties may be:
• Community Outreach
• Volunteer Recruitment
• Responding to Disasters
• Recruiting Shelters
• Public Speaking

Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Experience: Minimum of 3 to 5 years in implementing and advancing social service programs. Ability to coordinate staff and volunteer activities. Ability to interpret program trends, results, related data, and budget information to formulate recommendations. Ability to manage multiple priorities with strong skills in planning and problem-solving.

Management Experience: Preferred 6 months – 1 year supervisory experience.

Skills and Abilities: Develops project plans & budgets. Demonstrates in depth knowledge of program or service. Maintains confidentiality. Works with integrity and ethically. Demonstrated ability in creating presentations and developing training modules. Excellent oral and communication skills, including training and presentations.

Other: Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Travel: May involve travel.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:

www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=30072

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

Qualifications:
Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Experience: Minimum of 3 to 5 years in implementing and advancing social service programs. Ability to coordinate staff and volunteer activities. Ability to interpret program trends, results, related data, and budget information to formulate recommendations. Ability to manage multiple priorities with strong skills in planning and problem-solving.

Management Experience: Preferred 6 months – 1 year supervisory experience.

Skills and Abilities: Develops project plans & budgets. Demonstrates in depth knowledge of program or service. Maintains confidentiality. Works with integrity and ethically. Demonstrated ability in creating presentations and developing training modules. Excellent oral and communication skills, including training and presentations.

Other: Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Travel: May involve travel.

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