Website American Red Cross OC
What is a Youth Engagement Lead?
Serve as a peer and confidante working collaboratively with the regional volunteer services team, specifically the Engagement Specialist to support National Youth Strategy goals and objectives to educate and engage youth in all aspects of the Red Cross mission.
*Develop and execute an implementation work plan outlining objectives, strategies, and tactics
supporting the 5 pillars of the National Youth Strategy (Learning, Blood Donors, Fundraising,
International Humanitarian Law and Social Engagement) and regional youth engagement priorities.
*Identify and assess opportunities for youth engagement in the 5 pillars of youth engagement
*Collaborate with Engagement Specialist to create realistic targets, focused on delivering results in
the 5 pillars of youth engagement
*Empower youth volunteerism and leadership by building connections between youth and the Red Cross
*Work closely with Engagement Specialist to integrate youth into Red Cross programs and activities
*Develop/build a team of skilled volunteers, including Red Cross Club Coordinators; build rapport with
youth engagement team and youth volunteers to better support their growth and development
*Experience working with and leading youth and young adults
*Leadership in nonprofit or for-profit organizations
*Cultural sensitivity to diverse audiences
*Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs
*Works well individually and with others
*Ability to work with and utilize Volunteer Connection database
*Exceptional people skills to understand and meet the needs of a diverse audience
*Team building, and succession planning skills to build youth program continuity
*Relationship building skills working collaboratively with staff partner as well as board members,
senior management, and other volunteers as needed
*Understanding the value of youth and young adult volunteers and providing leadership and support
to ensure youth and young adult volunteers are productive and have a mutually rewarding experience
*Strong program management skills
You must be at least 17 years old.
For details about this opportunity, email Karla.Legorreta@redcross.org