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Position #: 1744
OrganizationCanadian Red Cross - Victoria
Position: People Services (PS) Responder - Volunteer and Customer Support Services
Location: 909 Fairfield Rd, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.
Description: The Canadian Red Cross Society is seeking a People Services Responder Volunteer for the Volunteer & Customer Support Services department. This position helps to manage volunteer resources during an emergency or disaster response by providing administrative and customer service support. The PS Responder will be assigned to a specific service during a response (Deployments, Scheduling, Recruitment or Field Operations Teams)but will possess the necessary skills and competencies to contribute effectively in all PS Responder roles. The specific duties of a PS Responder will vary based on the service area, response situation, and work location. Please visit this website for the complete job description: http://www.redcross.ca/volunteer/apply-now/people-services--ps--responder
Training Details: Training for this role will take place in the spring of 2018
Working Conditions: • The majority of the work is performed in an office environment and may include a disaster response site office.
• Potential for responding in disaster areas, as well as difficult and unstable conditions (environmental, physical, social, etc.) and uncomfortable conditions (noise, odours, smoke, humidity, vulnerable clients). These stressful rapidly changing environments with limited information to make decisions have the potential to affect the physical and psychological state of the responders on site.
• Ability to respond during non-traditional hours (i.e. late night or weekends) and long hours of work in a demanding context.
• Ability to respond in local community (3 days minimum) and outside of their community (10 days minimum).
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Age: 1+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Office Work
Skill(s): Customer Service, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Plan & Co-ordinate, Time Management, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Hannah Dougherty
Phone: 250-995-3509
Address: 909 Fairfield Road Victoria, V8V 3A3


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