Mobilization Team Coordinator Volunteer - People Services

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: Do you want to make a difference? Join the world's largest humanitarian network - the Canadian Red Cross Society: a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians and the most vulnerable throughout the world. We are seeking People Services volunteers to join our Mobilization Team to support our unified workforce of employees and volunteers. You'll support day-to-day operations and mobilize personnel during our disaster response period of April to September - our busiest period of emergency response.

Our Mobilization Team provides exceptional service to volunteers and employees responding to emergencies by assigning them to short term-assignments, both locally and across Canada. As a member of our Mobilization team, you'll use your attention to detail to follow established processes to identify, schedule and deploy personnel to meet workforce priorities and provide an exceptional mobilization experience for our dedicated personnel.

During active response, the work is fast paced and demanding, with quickly changing requirements. Our successful volunteers thrive under pressure, can manage multiple priorities simultaneously, and are highly collaborative. In times of active emergency response, flexible working hours and the ability to handle short deadlines is required.
Skills Required: Commitment to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross Movement and modeling of our core competencies: team excellence, service excellence, accountability and results focused

Passion for humanitarian work

Superior time management skills, diligence in process execution and personal organization skills to manage multiple priorities and communications

Professionalism, personal accountability, and exceptional interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a team and establish and manage productive internal and external relationships

Strong verbal and written communications skills in English and/or French.Fluency in French is highly desirable

Strong administrative skills and experience

Computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite and database skills are required
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: Feb 28, 2020