Do you want to make a difference? Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross Society, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is currently seeking a permanent full time Coordinator, Emergency Management.
Reporting to the Manager, Operations, the Coordinator, Emergency Management will develop and coordinate all aspects to provide support to the Emergency Management program within Peel and Halton areas.
You Will Enjoy :
Who You Are :
You are adaptive - you can switch to the needs of the program and the team
You are a self-starter and independent - you can work with minimal guidance within assigned responsibilities in sometimes stressful situations
You are results-oriented you pride yourself in getting things done; enjoy working in a team that is highly productive and you take personal initiative
You have strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to use MS office
You have strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity to interact effectively and build on-going relationships with diverse groups of volunteers, staff and stakeholders
Your Responsibilities :
You develop, coordinate and implement the delivery of Emergency Management (EM) services / initiatives within the Peel and Halton areas
You build and support a volunteer structure for professional and timely delivery of local disaster response at PDA (Personal Disaster Assistance) and community levels in in disaster preparedness and response.
You guide the development of local response processes and team expertise to ensure program adherence to National operational procedures, processes and accountability requirements.
You seek opportunities to expand current program delivery (e.g., Agreements with municipal governments, growth of community teams).
You liaise with community agencies / organizations regarding Emergency Management related services / initiatives to foster mutual understanding, coordination and partnership
You provide on-site support to maintain the program supplies, assets and fiscal adherence to the program standards
You support the EM program in a variety of roles during response and times of disaster / emergency
You support the Duty officer role on a rotational basis in the EM program
Your Education and Experience :
You have a post-secondary education in a related field.
You have a minimum of 1-3 years experience as well as working and supervising volunteers
Working Conditions :
The majority of the work is in an environment which is clean and comfortable
You are able to travel throughout the region
vulnerable sectors check, a valid driver's license with a satisfactory drivers’ abstract