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Community Disaster Risk Reduction Manager, Jackson County

Company: The American National Red Cross
Location: Medford
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Community Disaster Risk Reduction Manager, Jackson County page is loaded Community Disaster Risk Reduction Manager, Jackson County Apply locations Medford, OR Eugene, OR time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id RC64679 Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home. By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?**** As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment **** Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good! Job Description:Why Choose Us? -As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference. -The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions. -At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine! -The American Red Cross is currently seeking a Community Disaster Risk Reduction Manager for Jackson County in Oregon.WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:Join the American Red Cross in tackling the urgent climate crisis on the front lines!Our humanitarian network is making a vital difference for families and communities worldwide, and our new Community Adaptation Program aims to build a resilient network of community-based partners and workers who can enhance emergency services, food security, and shelter in the face of climate emergencies. By joining us, you can help reduce the impact of climate change on families at greater risk and support their transition to safe, stable, and affordable housing.As our Jackson County Community Disaster Risk Reduction Manager, you'll play a crucial role in overseeing and building our community partner network and workforce in support of this program. You'll work closely with our National Headquarters Disaster Risk Reduction Director, developing and managing a team, building partner relationships, and managing budgets to achieve program outcomes. We're looking for someone with a proven track record in social services, partner collaboration, and community outreach, as well as experience in grant administration, disaster risk reduction, and building volunteer teams. Don't miss this excellent career opportunity to make a real impact and help those in need!Learn more about the Community Adaptation Program at this link: This position does not have to reside in Jackson County, however, must be within driving distance. The Disaster Risk Reduction Manager will be expected to work within Jackson County the majority of the work week. WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD:

  • Field management of Community Adaptation program in Jackson County, including workforce management, budget development, and accomplishment of mission objectives.
  • Overseeing community needs assessments to identify vulnerable populations and their resilience needs in health, food security, and housing.
  • Integrating partnerships into planning, readiness, response, and recovery activities with American Red Cross divisional and regional staff.
  • Identifying and building positive relationships with local partner organizations, community-based organizations, and key stakeholders.
  • Leading implementation of Community Adaptation initiatives and convening partner support networks to enhance support for vulnerable populations.
  • Supporting grant management through oversight of grant requirements and data reporting.
  • Leading the development and management of internal and external communications strategy.
  • Collaborating with internal teams to meet program objectives, determine areas of opportunity for existing workforce base, and supporting region and stakeholder communities during disaster relief response.WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:
    • Education: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Education, Social Work or Public Health.
    • Experience: Minimum 5 years of related experience, preferably in an outcomes-based social services/community organizing environment, or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
    • Management Experience: 3 years of supervisory or management experience. Experience in community mobilization and disaster recovery preferred. Experience building and supporting a volunteer workforce preferable. Demonstrated familiarity with climate adaptation/resilience strategies and community organizing preferred.
    • Skills and Abilities: Develop strategies to achieve organizational goals. Demonstrate analytical and decision-making skills to develop creative processes for continuous program or service improvements. Ability to manage multiple priorities with strong skills in planning and problem-solving. Ability to relate well and effectively with diverse groups and individuals. Proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Familiarity with federal, state and local employment laws. Flexibility and ability to work on and manage a new team during program development. Familiarity with government disaster assistance programs desirable. Spanish speaking preferred.
    • Location: Given trust and social capital requisite to successful community resilience networks, the position would require residence in or physically near Jackson County.
    • Other: This position is also responsible for ensuring that all American Red Cross finance policies and procedures are followed as related to the scope of work activity. Upon employment, must be able to learn and become proficient in: ARC programs and procedures, Volunteer Management, Financial Management, Cultural Competency, and Community & Government Partnerships.
    • Travel: Travel required. Must have a current, valid driver's license.WHAT WILL GIVE YOU THE COMPETITIVE EDGE:
      --- Bilingual English/Spanish language skills Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The work environment will consist of moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones and printers, light traffic). The employee must have the ability to work in a small cubicle and have the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
      We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.
      --- Medical, Dental Vision plans
      --- Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
      --- PTO + Holidays
      --- 401K with 4% match
      --- Paid Family Leave
      --- Employee Assistance Program
      --- Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
      --- Service Awards and recognition*LI-POSTApply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.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.

      Interested in Volunteering?Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.Visit to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights About Us The American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. Whether you're a recent graduate or an experienced professional, if you share our passion for helping people, we invite you to join us - where your career is a force for good.The American Red Cross is committed to excellence in service through diversity and inclusion. You will enjoy a collaborative work culture committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services. We celebrate the distinct differences that make us unique, and we foster work environments that recognize the diverse needs of our people. We need people who want to contribute their individual talents to help their neighbors locally, across the country, and around the world. As a leading humanitarian organization in the nation, the American Red Cross embeds principles of diversity and inclusion in all we do to fulfill our mission in a manner that is culturally competent and that deeply values and respects all humankind.

Keywords: The American National Red Cross, Medford , Community Disaster Risk Reduction Manager, Jackson County, Executive , Medford, Oregon

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