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Aquatics Specialist Intern (Work from Home)

Company: American Red Cross
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

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 Summer Intern within the Training Services Department to support the Aquatics Team. OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE:The Aquatics Mission Specialist Intern will support the expansion of the Aquatics Centennial Campaign. Areas of focus will be setting up systems to document processes and establish standard mechanisms for progress and reporting, especially for use in presentations to leadership and donor stewardship. The intern will also assist in the envisioning of scalable processes around a pilot test for a mission-based, out-of-hospital cardiac arrest program in communities where disparities exist in outcomes. Support the project work of the Aquatics programs that will be underway, including Longfellow's WHALE Tales and the Swimming and Water Safety program. Areas of focus/learning will be on coordinating subject matter experts as content is developed.WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD:

  • Assist in activities related to maintenance of curriculum mapping for water safety and at all grade levels
  • Support coordination of mission opportunities with Red Cross chapters, specifically related to those with Red Cross Diversity partners and/or Centennial Campaign communities
  • Support research projects related to water safety/drowning prevention
  • Administrative support as required
  • Perform unit-specific responsibilities.Schedule: Normal Business HoursPay: The salary range for this position is $18.00.Note that American Red Cross salaries are aligned to the specific geographic location in which the work is primarily performed. Other factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have, and comparison to other employees already in this role.WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:Education: High School or equivalentrequired. The internship is typically part of an undergraduate program which requires some university credit hours.
    Experience: Up to 1 year of related experience.
    Management Experience: N/a
    Skills & Abilities: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). Ability to work on a team.
    Travel: Must be able to attend at least two meetings in New Jersey and Washington DC.
    * Combination of candidate's education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to the description's minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).
    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. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 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.BENEFITS FOR YOU:Internships allow you to explore and enrich your future career prospects. American Red Cross interns are involved in projects critical to the day-to-day work of our organization, gaining an insider's perspective on our humanitarian mission.
    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.

    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

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