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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!
We are currently seeking a Disaster Program Manager (North Texas) to work out of our Longview, TX chapter.
This position will work 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, and some weekends and evenings will be required during times of business need. Travel will also be involved up to 35% of the time.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Job Overview):
Provide functional expertise to Leadership at a regional level or take full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography. Through a trained and engaged volunteer workforce, support local communities by providing services to include but are not limited to: response to recurrent local disasters (house fires, floods, etc.), capacity building for mass care service delivery, participation in the Home Fire Campaign, and direct assistance and recovery services to those impacted by disasters. Develop, guide, lead, and support team of trained volunteers, as well as implement and develop initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs. Act as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners. Specific duties to be assigned at the discretion of the region based on municipalities within coverage area, amount and complexity of program activity, presence of significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.
Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State and local regulations.
WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD (Key Responsibilities):
1: Through a team of volunteers, implement the Disaster Cycle Services program in assigned territory in alignment with established metrics. Partner with leadership and employees across the Red Cross to ensure the most collaborative, impactful, and effective delivery of services.
2: Identify and develop volunteer leaders who can act in facilitative leader roles across the disaster cycle, coordinate internally and partner to align with government, and work to enable the entire community to participate in all phases of the disaster cycle by providing direct services and being a facilitative leader.
3: Support and develop a volunteer team responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs in the local area. Ensure the development of leadership volunteers in each of the program support functional areas of the disaster cycle to meet the needs of the territory, region, state and division. May hire, train, coach, counsel, and evaluate performance of volunteer leaders and volunteers.
4: Manage volunteer recruitment and leadership identification. Lead and support ongoing volunteer recognition and engagement opportunities. Serve in planning capacity in anticipation of larger response and recovery scenarios to include divisional coordination, multi-agency planning, and participation in local/regional/national deployment opportunities. Lead and/or assist with the implementation of training efforts, community preparedness opportunities, and the support to other American Red Cross stakeholders.
5: Represent Disaster Cycle Services team and be prepared to mobilize a volunteer workforce in support of disaster events across the country. Assist in the mobilization and support of local resources (volunteers, equipment, and supplies), as well as potential deployment themselves to serve in a leadership capacity on a relief operation outside of their area of responsibility.
6: Ensure American Red Cross services are available to diverse communities. Recruit and engage diverse workforce that represents the communities we are serving. Implement the Disaster Cycle Services structure and develop the team that mobilizes the local community to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, meeting the needs and expectations of clients and stakeholders. Develop human and material resources (volunteers, partners, community agencies, shelter and vendor agreements etc.) to ensure the full cycle of disaster services is delivered.
Standard Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00am – 5:00PM
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED (Minimum Qualifications):
Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Experience: Minimum 5 years of related experience with building, mobilizing, leading and developing volunteer teams to execute a social services program or service, or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
Management Experience: n/a
BENEFITS FOR YOU:
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
• Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
• Service Awards and recognition
Apply 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
Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity is seeking a critical repair administrator to join our team. The critical repair administrator will manage and coordinate all aspects of the critical repair program, including assessments, repairs, and follow-up. This position requires a detail-oriented individual with strong organizational and communication skills.
Part-time position, 24-28 hours per week, employee-sponsored dental and vision available, paid vacation, sick days, and 401k. Occasional evening and Saturday work are required. Pay $18.50 per hour.
Coordinate and schedule critical home repair assessments for eligible homeowners. Develop repair plans and cost estimates for each repair project. Manage and oversee all aspects of the repair process, including scheduling and supervising contractors, monitoring progress, and ensuring quality control. Communicate with homeowners throughout the repair process to keep them informed and ensure their satisfaction. Maintain accurate records of all repair projects and expenses.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- 3-5 years of experience in construction, home repair, or a related field
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office software
- Strong problem-solving skills
Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No walk-ins or phone calls accepted.
Shelter - LONGVIEW, TX
Your Opportunity for Impact:
For over 40 years the Women's Center of East Texas has served survivors of domestic abuse, their witnessing children, and victims of sexual assault. We are looking for compassionate, service-oriented Caseworkers at our Shelter who have a desire to assist these clients. Would you like to join us?
Friday and Saturday from 10 pm to 8 am and as needed.
What you would be doing in this role:
- Provide clients with quality client-centered, trauma-informed care.
- Work with other agency staff to coordinate services to assist clients in meeting personal goals.
- Maintain shelter upkeep including room preparation and sanitation.
- Answer hotline calls, which sometimes includes providing emergency transportation for the callers to access shelter services.
- Document the services provided.
The qualifications you need for this role:
- High School Diploma required.
- Bachelors Degree in related field or combination of social services experience and education.
- Basic knowledge of Family Violence preferred
- Knowledge and experience of working in residential/shelter environment preferred
- Ability to work various shifts, including nights, holidays, and weekends
- Active Listening
- Empathy and Compassion
- Knowledge of basic computer skills
- Self-motivated, self-confident, and compassionate
- High moral and ethical standards.
- Ability to complete required training assignments and understand the dynamics of Family Violence and other related issues
- Physical requirements as mentioned in the job description
Position: District Executive Position
Position location: Gregg/Harrison/Upshur County, TX
Council Website: www.etexscouts.org
Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and understands that helping youth puts us on a path towards a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.
Today's professional Scouters are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference, work that calls one to continual learning and challenge, work that offers solid compensation, benefits and advancement.
The District Executive selected will:
- Work with a volunteer board of directors and other community and business leaders to identify, recruit, train, guide, and inspire them to become involved in youth programs.
- Achieve progress towards specific goals and objectives which include: program development through collaborative relationships, volunteer recruitment and training, fundraising, membership recruitment and retention.
- Be responsible for extending programs to religious, civic, fraternal, educational, and other community-based organizations through volunteers.
- Secure adequate financial support for programs in assigned area. Achieve net income and participation objectives for assigned camps and activities.
- Recruit leadership for finance campaign efforts to meet the financial needs of the organization.
- Ensure that all program sites are served through volunteers, regular leader meetings, training events and activities.
- Collaborate with adult volunteers and oversee achievement of training for their respective role.
- Be a good role model and recognize the importance of working relationships with other professionals and volunteers. The executive must have communication skills and be able to explain the program’s goals and objectives to the public.
- Provide quality service through timely communication, regular meetings, training events and activities.
- Have a willingness and ability to devote long and irregular hours to achieve council and district objectives.
- Strong marketing, fund-raising and program development background is highly desired.
- Non-profit, fundraising or sales experience is a plus.
- Must be comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences. Excellent people skills, enthusiastic, punctual, responsible and creative.
- Self-motivated individual with solid time management skills and strong organizational skills in management, budgeting, and planning.
- Committed to personal and professional productivity, while maintaining high ethical and professional working standards.
- Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scout of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (transcript with the date degree conferred stated is required for employment).
- Attained 21 years of age or older unless prohibited by any applicable law.
- Ability to work varied hours when necessary, evening activities and weekend work is frequently required to achieve positive objectives.
- Ability to travel for training at least once a year for one to two weeks.
- A Scouting background is helpful but not required for employment.
- Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference and motor vehicle background checks.
All councils are equal opportunity employers. In addition to offering a competitive salary and a travel stipend, Professional Scouting offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, short and long-term disability, accidental death, a defined benefit retirement plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business related expenses to include phone and mileage reimbursement. We also offer generous PTO policy and BSA holiday observances.
How to apply:
Qualified candidates must submit cover letter and resume with salary history to email@example.com only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.
Job Location: East Texas - Tyler, TX
Remote Type: N/A
Position Type: Part Time
Education Level: High School
Salary Range: $10.50
Travel Percentage: Undisclosed
Job Shift: Undisclosed
Job Category: Education
The Program Delivery Specialist will assist GSNETX in the organization, delivery, implementation, and assessment of the Community Partnerships in school program. In collaboration with local schools, nonprofit or community organizations, the Program Delivery Specialist will facilitate girls’ grades K-12 through a quality Girl Scout Leadership Experience that is aligned with, and results in, Girl Scout leadership outcomes, promotes Girl Scout and GSNETX values, and incorporates the principles of girl led, experiential and cooperative learning. In response to the COVID- 19 pandemic, Program Delivery Specialist may facilitate through virtual, or teleservice opportunities as assigned and approved by the supervisor.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list may not include all the duties assigned):
- Travel to various schools or other locations to facilitate programs and events which promote the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Travel may be up to 80 miles/day with mileage reimbursement.
- Facilitate programming modules, including virtual or live-stream events and activities.
- Serves as and is responsible for being a role model/mentor for participants in behavior and attitude while following the Girl Scout Promise and Law and GSNETX policy and procedures.
- Facilitates Girl Scout traditions and encourages Girl Scout ways.
- Assist in providing opportunities for participants to experience personal and group success.
- Remain focused on girl experiences and processes and how they impact short and mid-term outcomes.
- Assist with pre- and post- event support, including but not limited to program/event planning, check-in, check-out, attendance, post reflective feedback administration, supply coordination, set-up, and clean-up.
- Ensures participants understand and follow safety and education procedures.
- Assists in the care of the physical facilities (GSNETX service centers and partner locations) and equipment, including but not limited to program kits, activity materials, program closets and cabinets.
- With guidance from supervisor, design, create, and implement programming that is high quality, robust and deliberate in design.
- Research, collect, and communicate examples of high-quality programming.
- Creates, reviews, and revises curriculum, as necessary.
- Recognizes and responds to opportunities for problem-solving.
- Responsible for the collection of program material correspondence, reports and emails including registration, attendance, agreements, and permission slips.
- Communicate effectively with girls, parents, partner staff and community.
- Assist with promotion of Community Partnership programming modules and girl participation.
- Ensures programming remains outcomes-focused, the experience meets the objectives and goals of the program. Ensures compliance with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) risk management practices and other governance authorities for all programs.
- Remain flexible and adaptable to changing schedules and direction given by supervisors to ensure the program is meeting the needs of our partners and organization.
- Attends essential meetings and trainings.
- Corresponds with teachers, staff, parents, and caregivers as needed to complete reports, gather data, obtain permissions, send reminders, and communications.
- Collaborate, distribute, and collect girls, parents, teachers, staff program feedback forms.
- Assist with council-led activities and events as assigned at council and partner sites.
- Assist, participate and mentor girls during the Cookie Program to establish goal setting, time management, budgeting, people skills, and business ethics.
- Gathers program supplies needed for lesson/activity.
- Coordinates and assists in field trips, special events, and take-action projects (some weekends).
- Serves as site representative for GSNETX at partner sites.
- Identifies and communicates partner sites needs to Supervisor to foster program improvements for effective and efficient achievement of outcomes.
- Administrative duties as assigned.
- Must be able to travel within established geographic areas and council service centers, as necessary.
- Must have reliable transportation, hold a valid drivers’ license, and meet GSNETX driving record & automobile insurance requirements.
- Performs other duties, as assigned.
- Communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal)
- Knowledge of Microsoft 365
- Critical Thinking Skills
- Problem Solving/Solution Oriented
- Exceptional Customer Service
- Ability to work independently, successfully.
- Time Management Skills
- Collaborative-Team Focus
- Leadership/Role Model
- Achieves Results
- Planning and Organizing
- Relationship Building/Effective Conflict Resolution Skills
- Bilingual (preferred, but not required).
- Must be available between 8am-4pm (M-F), some Saturdays.
- Education background preferred. Girl Scout and Nonprofit experience is a plus.
- Working knowledge of best practices in nonprofit and/or education.
- Must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident and authorized to work in the U.S.
- Must be at least 18 years old.
- High school graduate with at least 2 years of work or volunteer related experience or some college.
- Knowledge of ability to work with adults and student grades K-12th.
- Knowledge of Girl Scout Program and Traditions helpful, but not required.
- Ability to communicate and work with minimum supervision and integrity.
- Demonstrates and promotes a climate of courtesy, respect, and professionalism to coworkers, the volunteers served by this council, and others with whom her/his position puts her/him in contact.
- Public speaking experience.
- Ability to care for technology that is assigned, full responsibility for any damaged equipment.
- Ability to manage a class size up to 25, per adult.
- Willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
- Adheres to the GSNETX’s equal opportunity and non-discrimination policies, which ensure that there will be no discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, sex, creed, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability, or age.
- Must hold membership in the Girl Scout organization and subscribe to the tenets of the Girl Scout Promise and Law. Girl Scout membership fees are $25 and can be payroll deductible.
- Attendance is an essential job requirement defined as having regular, consistent, reliable, punctual, and predictable attendance including the ability to work regular hours and shifts, before and after hours, and on weekends, when required.
- Must complete and pass a criminal background check.
- General knowledge of East Texas region, the cultures, and needs inherent in urban areas will help to serve girls more effectively within our schools.
- Genuine concern for the future and well-being of girls that have various socio-economic barriers.
- Follow expectations and guidelines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, work in an office environment, work in a seated position, and work with computers.
The employee must be able to drive and have a valid driver’s license. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- GSNETX will provide CPR/AED and First Aid training and certification, as required for assignment.
- GSNETX will provide Safety, Child Abuse, and Child Neglect training per state regulation requirements.
- GSNETX may provide additional certifications and trainings as deemed necessary.