SAF Regional Program Specialist - RESERVE (Southwest & Rocky Mountains)
Company: American Red Cross
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: January 24, 2023
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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?**** As a condition of employment with
American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are
fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except
in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is
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Career is a Force for Good!Job Description:The Service to the Armed
Forces (SAF) and International Services (IS) Division 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-IS 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
The American Red Cross is hiring SAF/IS Reserve staff to deploy on
an as-needed basis to overseas locations where we support the
military community. This is a Reserve assignment for overseas
deployments in June and October (deployments are 6 months in
duration). At this time, candidates must reside in our Southwest &
Rocky Mountains Division (UT, CO, AZ, TX, KS, OK, WY, MO, AR & LA)
to be considered for this deployment team.
American Red Cross Reservists assist in the delivery of American
Red Cross programs and services to members of the United States
military deployed to conflict areas, in accordance with Red Cross
policies and procedures. This is accomplished through managing
volunteers and working with other Red Cross departments.
- Primary mission is providing emergency communications services
between military personnel and their families.
- Represents the American Red Cross and promotes its programs and
services on the installation by ensuring effective working
relationships with the military community.
- Assists in the supervision of volunteer staff and management of
all related human resource functions - including recruitment,
training, utilization, evaluation and recognition in accordance
with ARC policies and procedures; helps ensure volunteer staff
ratio reflects the diversity of the population being served.
- Performs financial and administrative functions as required in
accordance with policies and procedures of American Red Cross.
- Participate fully in ARC morale program on installation. This
may include hospital visits, canteen functions, internet lounges,
libraries, distribution of donated items and special events such as
game nights or birthday parties.
- Support installation events such as fun runs and other special
- Other duties as assigned to include possible custodial or
maintenance related tasks.
- Bachelor's degree is preferred, however equivalent combination
of education and experience will be considered in lieu of
- A minimum of five years relevantexperience.
- Requires strong computer skills.
- Public speaking skills and the ability to communicate
effectively verbally and in writing are required.
- Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work
well in an individual or team environment.
- The ability to balance multiple priorities is essential.
- Experience with American Red Cross programs and services is
- Familiarity with military culture, regulations and protocol is
- U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain a secret
security clearance and a no-fee U.S. passport.
- Worldwide mobility is a condition of employment and an
essential function of this position.
- Must accept work assignments anywhere in the world, including
conflict areas, where the American Red Cross is providing services
to members of the military and their families.
- Must meet strict medical and physical requirements, including
immunizations required by the U.S. military.
- May be required to wear uniforms, and live and work in harsh
and stressful environment in conflict areas.
The American Red Cross requires all new hires be vaccinated against
COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This means that all
individuals working for the organization must be fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 by the start of their employment OR have begun the
vaccination process prior to their start date. Upon being offered a
position, individuals will be required to submit proof of
vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or
religious reasons, you may qualify for an exemption. If seeking an
exemption, you will be required to submit documentation and your
request must be approved prior to hire.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,
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