Emergency Response Team (ERT) Supervisor Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Canadian Red Cross
Address: 400 Cooper Street, Suite 8000, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2H8
Ottawa ON  K2P 2H8
Website: http://www.redcross.ca
Organizational Description: The Canadian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Our mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world. Our network is vast, but our approach is simple. All Red Cross programs and activities are guided by the Fundamental Principles of Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary service, Unity and Universality.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Locations: Flexible; multiple locations across Manitoba and Nunavut

Working collaboratively as part of an experienced team of trained responders, supervisors and site manager, you will:

-Play a key role in supervising a team of responders, proving direction and coordination;

-Organize, set up and manage a service during a response while supervising the work of the responders placed under your responsibility in one or several services on the site. These may include shelter, food, clothing, registration of evacuees;

-Conduct information sessions to gather information about what worked well and what can be improved during a response;
Ensure timely formal and informal ongoing feedback to responders during a response;

-Participate in the recruitment of responders as well as their orientation, scheduling and training;

-Ensure services address assessed immediate, short and long-term client needs;

-Oversee health, safety and security of the team you work with;

-Assess human resource and material needs for your service area, ensuring they are met with the support of the site manager.

-Participate in communication and representation activities.
Skills Required: For further information, as well as application instructions, please visit the Canadian Red Cross application portal:

Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Flexible; as needed.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online: www.redcross.ca/volunteer/apply-now/emergency-response-team-ert-supervisor
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2020