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Red Cross: Volunteer Recruitment Lead Intern

Internship Responsibilities

  • Assists the Sr. Volunteer Recruitment Specialist in the development and implementation of volunteer workforce recruitment activities;
  • Leads a team of 5-10 volunteers responsible for recruitment within all lines of service and departments;
  • Assists in the on-boarding and training of new Recruitment Volunteers;
  • Meets with Volunteer Recruitment team to determine and communicate targeted recruitment needs in the region;
  • Creates, modifies and edits print and social media recruitment materials;              
  • Researches outreach events and fairs. Reaches out to community groups to set up recruitment presentations;                                                                                         
  • Plans and carries out recruitment events in communities served by the region, for both identified partner groups and open-call interest meetings.

Skill Set Required

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; 
  • Marketing, public speaking or leadership experience a plus;
  • Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs;
  • Sophomore, Juniors, Seniors preferred.

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Human Resources; Marketing; Human Services; Non-Profit Management

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Spring (Feb - May), Summer (Jun - Aug), Fall (Sep - Dec), Ongoing
Year: 2019-2020
Hours per week: 10-20 hours
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: No

Application Requirements

Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter
Application Instructions Apply on-line at www.redcross.org/volunteer and contact Kristi Giles at kristi.giles@redcross.org 

Headquarters

4800 Mount Hope Dr
Baltimore, Maryland 21215

About American Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake Region

Since its founding on May 21, 1881, the American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Over 90% of the humanitarian work that the American Red Cross does is done by volunteers.  There are five areas of service: Biomedical Services (Blood Donations), Disaster Services, International Services, Preparedness, Health and Safety Services, and Service to Armed Forces.