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The Services to the Armed Forces (SAF) mission is to provide care and comfort to the members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. It is the impetus for the establishment of the American Red Cross (ARC). SAF at the Red Cross is a mixture of both tradition and innovation. ARC continues to provide traditional support to military families; serve in military and veterans hospitals, and conduct emergency communication. But, we also continually adapt our traditional services and create new programs to meet the needs of today's military member, veterans and their families.
The American Red Cross is currently seeking an SAF (Service to the Armed Forces ) Program Supervisor.
Manage a team to establish, strengthen, and grow American Red Cross programs and services to meet the needs of the United Stated military members, veterans, and their families in accordance with Red Cross policies and procedures. Develop long and short-term program strategies. May oversee the implementation of programs and services in communities and military installations. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.
Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State and local regulations.
1: Provide guidance, support and assistance to Red Cross field personnel, and ensure programs and services are carried out consistently and in accordance with specified Red Cross policies and procedures within their assigned area. Responsible for management of a team which may include hiring, assigning work, coordinating, training, coaching, and evaluating performance of staff.
2: Build and cultivate strong relationships with community leaders, military leaders, government and civic organizations and other charitable agencies to further the mission of the Red Cross. Ensure a year-around public relations program to maintain public goodwill and strengthen financial and logistical support within the military community and command.
3: Manage a volunteer program to meet the workforce model and enable delivery of programs and services. Assist with developing recruitment plans and ensure volunteer staff ratio reflects the diversity of the population being served.
4: Ensure the efficient and consistent delivery of programs and services to all clients in assigned area, including follow up and referrals.
5: Provide assistance on projects and work assignments as needed. Monitor and report on the outcomes and results of programs and services to ensure organizational accountability and make recommendations for continuous improvement to ensure metrics are consistently met.
6: Manage expenditures to ensure programs are operating within budget
Education: Bachelor's degree required. Experience: Minimum 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
Management Experience: 1 year of lead or supervisory experience.
Skills & Abilities: Must be able to operate independently, with initiative, and manage an assigned area of responsibility, with general supervision. Strong computer skills are required. Public speaking skills and the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing are required. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with multiple priorities are essential. Familiarity with military culture, regulations and protocol is strongly desired. Ability to work on a team.
Travel: Travel may be required.
* Combination of candidate's education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to description's minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).
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. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 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.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
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