American Red Cross SAF Regional Program Manager - Mobile in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
The Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) mission is to provide care and comfort to the members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. It is the impetus for the establishment of the American Red Cross (ARC). SAF at the Red Cross is a mixture of both tradition and innovation. ARC continues to provide traditional support to military families; serve in military and veterans hospitals, and conduct emergency communication. But, we also continually adapt our traditional services and create new programs to meet the needs of today's military member, veterans and their families.
The American Red Cross is currently seeking a full-time SAF Regional Program Manager in Oklahoma City. This position is classified as mobile, which requires strict medical and security clearances, as well as the condition of worldwide deployment, as needed.
The SAF Regional Program Manager administers the delivery of American Red Cross services to meet the needs of United States military members, veterans, and their families in accordance with Red Cross policies and procedures. This is accomplished through managing volunteers and working with other Red Cross departments and community partners to ensure SAF service delivery throughout the state of Oklahoma.
Responsibilities:1. Relationship Management and Community Outreach: Builds strong relationships with military leadership, key organizations and community leaders. Cultivates relationships and partnerships with external constituents in the local community, including government organizations, corporate partners, civic organizations and other community charitable and nonprofit agencies with the purpose of furthering the mission of the Red Cross. Outreach includes command meetings, education briefings, presentations or information sessions.2. Volunteer Management: Manages a volunteer program to enable delivery of SAF programs and services. Provides supervision of both paid and volunteer staff. Helps ensure volunteer staff ratio reflects the diversity of the population being served. Volunteer recruitment and retention are also large components of this position as well.3. Service Delivery Management: Ensures the consistent delivery of the SAF core services to all clients in their area. • Coordinates services to military treatment facilities and VA hospitals through rehabilitation programs, material assistance, and morale items and support. • Ensures community outreach, to include command meetings and education briefings, presentations, or workshops. • Ensures a strong military community outreach program and implementation of special events and projects in support of SAF initiatives. • Manages support services to military members and their families to include family follow-up information and referrals; and other related services. Provides support for the emergency communications center with local information, as appropriate.• Ensures military and veteran community is offered resiliency training.4. Financial and Reporting Management: Manages expenditures to ensure programs are operating within budget to support SAF programs and services. Monitors and reports on the outcomes and results of programs and services to ensure organizational accountability and makes recommendations for continuous improvement to ensure metrics are consistently met.Minimum Qualifications:Education: Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, human resources management, community organization, social or health sciences, or related field is required; or related equivalent experience. Experience: A minimum of five years related experience in program management or related field is required. Managerial Experience: A minimum of 1 year of successful supervisory experience is required, volunteer recruitment and management experience is strongly desired.Additional Requirements:
Must have strong computer proficiency and public speaking skills, as well as the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Familiarity with military culture, regulations and protocol is strongly desired. Experience with American Red Cross programs and services are desired. Must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work well as an individual or on a team, and thrives in an environment involving varied tasks where you must balance multiple priorities frequently.U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance and a no-fee U.S. passport.Worldwide mobility is a condition of employment and an essential function of this position. Must accept work assignments anywhere in the world, including conflict areas, where the American Red Cross is providing services to members of the military and their families. Must meet strict medical and physical requirements, including immunizations required by the U.S. military and Department of Defense.May be required to wear military uniforms, and live and work in harsh and stressful environment in conflict areas. Periodically accompanies the military on deployments.
World-wide mobility is a condition of employment. It is an essential function of this position. Employees must accept assignments anywhere in the world, including deployments (conflict areas) where we provide services to members of the U.S. military and their families. Some station offices are in remote locations without public transportation. Employees must provide own transportation.Regional Program Managers typically spend 1-3 years at their initial assignment.An interim Secret Security Clearance must be obtained if SSC is not currently held.
You may be required to work 12-hour shifts, 7 days a week, when deployed. You will have limited privacy and may have to share accommodations with your co-workers, military members, etc.
Medical requirements established by the Department of Defense must be met and obtained. Applicants must be a US citizen to meet this requirement, and must obtain a no-fee passport to work in this role.
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The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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