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Community Manager Needed, Red Cross of Northern and Eastern Maine

Red Cross of Maine

Community Manager, American Red Cross of Northern and Eastern Maine in Caribou, Maine

Job Description: The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. It does this through services that are consistent with its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The American Red Cross is the foremost volunteer emergency service organization in the United States with more than 590 chapters nationwide.

We are currently seeking a Community Manager to work in our Caribou, ME, location.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Community Manager develops and implements initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through service delivery within Aroostook County. The Community Manager advances assigned services to meet goals and objectives. May develop program-specific objectives for new initiatives. The Community Manager acts as a service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.

Responsibilities include: Recruitment and engagement of volunteers; community outreach to build relationships with key stakeholders; partner with the local volunteer Advisory Board to meet goals; support fundraising efforts.

Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years in implementing and advancing social service programs. Demonstrated experience with coordinating staff and volunteer activities.

Management Experience: Prefer minimum 6 months supervisory experience.

Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of community programs or services.

Other: Intermediate proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Travel: Will involve travel. Valid driver's license required.

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.

Any interested candidates in the position should email their resume to Caroline.King3@redcross.org. Our online application process is currently being updated and cannot accept new applications, but the position remains open. No phone calls please.