Information Services (IS) Tier 1 Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Canadian Red Cross
Address: 400 Cooper Street, Suite 8000, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2H8
Ottawa ON  K2P 2H8
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: The IS Tier 1 Volunteer can support IS Emergency Management or IS Operations, or both.

IS Emergency Management involves supporting IT Kits which are remote offices consisting of network equipment, several computers, and a printer, that are deployed during a disaster response.

IS Operations involves assisting the Operations Team with regular operations duties.
Skills Required: Working knowledge of hardware and software, including:

Windows PCs. Printers. Wi-Fi gateways. Network switches.

Apple devices, iPhone, iPad.

Microsoft Office.

Excellent interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening and questioning skills.

Solid written and verbal English-language skills

Knowledge of French is an asset. (French is required in Quebec locations)

Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Experience with the CRC as a paid or unpaid worker is a definite asset
Skills Gained/Related Careers: For further information, as well as application instructions, please visit the Canadian Red Cross application portal:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
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? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Sep 5, 2020