Education/Training Coordinator (Intern)

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American Red Cross of Central Ohio
995 E Broad St
Columbus, OH
Posted: October 28 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
Timeframe: 01/09/17 — 04/09/17 (Flexible)

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Description

Purpose Support the American Red Cross mission of helping people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies by assisting with the organization of training volunteers.
Key Responsibilities  Implement and develop training schedule for staff and volunteers in Franklin, Madison and Delaware Counties
 Work in conjunction with other members to support required disaster training for chapter staff and volunteers
 Work with Workforce Engagement Manager to address retention and recognition of volunteers
 Coordinate with ES Dept for the onboarding of all disaster volunteers including DAT and G/A/PS (basic training to cover Steady State/Response).
 Become knowledgeable in response activities and will complete instructor curriculum enabling them to teach disaster courses or give disaster presentations to staff, volunteers or the public.
 Will be responsible for coordination of all Disaster Cycle Services activity leads, such as Mass Care, Logistics, Disaster Services Technology and Damage Assessment activities.
Reports To Disaster Program Manager
Time Commitment 15-20 hours/week minimum. Flexible, during business week (Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm)
Length of Appointment One Semester
Qualifications  Able to consistently communicate between email and telephone
 Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
 Education or training background (preferred)
 Knowledge of MS Office required and willingness to learn new programs
 Excellent written and oral communication skills
 Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a changeable, fast-paced environment
Training  Intern & Volunteer Orientations
 Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview (online)
 Disaster Action Team Orientation
 On the job training
 Defensive driving course (Recommended)
 Opportunity to become trained for other volunteer roles, if desired
Recommended Training CPR/First Aid/AED training (2 year certification)
Relationships Collaborates with ES employees, volunteers, and external organizations, as appropriate.
Budget Support All training, materials, workspaces and/or any other equipment deemed necessary to perform the duties of the position would be provided by the American Red Cross
Benefits/Development Opportunities  Affiliation with one of the most well-respected, internationally known humanitarian organizations
 Development of project management, oral and written communication skills
 Gain valuable work experience and professional networking opportunities
 Opportunity to serve the community
 Flexible work schedule
 Ability to undertake valuable life-saving First Aid/CPR/AED and Disaster Response training, among other opportunities
 Documentation of service, letter of reference as requested

Skills

Required - Communication, Excellent interpersonal skills, Organization Skills, Computer, Microsoft Office, Adaptability

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