Volunteer Management Officer

Job Description

Title: Volunteer Management Officer

Company Name: The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Up to 60,000 BDT (other benefits as per organization’s policy).

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Department : Disaster Response (DR)
∎ Duration of contract : 6 months (with possibility of extension).
∎ Reportable to : Operation Coordinator in close coordination with Director (DR) & Director (Y&V)
∎ Duty station : National Head Quarters (NHQ), Moghbazar, Dhaka.
∎ Starting Date : As soon as possible.
∎ Job purpose: The primary purpose of the job holder to support COVID-19 operational team to coordinate with Youth & Volunteer department for COVID -19 response operation and vaccination program. He/ She will support and work with the operation team in BDRCS and IFRC and keep records of ongoing activities implemented through Y&V department. Will be working with close coordination with branches and support red crescent youth volunteer for finance, IM and reporting and Program management for all COVID-19 operation. Reporting to the Operation Coordinator the post holder will ensure support to the Y&V department, DR and Health department for recruitment of RCY volunteers, ensure required training opportunities and work with program and finance for proper volunteer engagement. He/ She will work in close collaboration with Unit offices and build capacity of RCY for performance improvements and reporting.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Support COVID-19 operation team to liaison with the Y&V department for COVID-19 activities.
∎ Identify and needs assessment for RCY Volunteer engagement for COVID-19
∎ Support RCY volunteer engagement process and training for the volunteers on COVID-19
∎ Facilitate RCY volunteers on program, finance and reporting.
∎ Plan and execute volunteer training program activities in a timely manner.
∎ Support the bill and voucher collection process of the volunteers
∎ Assist in program implementation jointly with the program officers
∎ Conduct program reviews and prepare report for management.
∎ Analyse and troubleshoot volunteer program challenges.
∎ Provide guidance and maintain frequent communication with relevant volunteer network
∎ Assist in budget preparation and expense management.
∎ Represent COVID-19 operation team in different meetings and workshops relevant to the program.
∎ Support all on-going operations in terms of financial and administrative management for volunteers.
∎ Monitor the level of implementation of the budgets and provide feedback to the management team.
∎ Regular field visit to the unit offices to monitor volunteer activities and provide feedback.
∎ Ensure monthly volunteer statement and reporting are in place.
∎ Assist in development capacity of RCY volunteers and facilitate community engagement process.
∎ Assess capacity needs of the unit offices for volunteer programing.
∎ Work in collaboration with DR, CPP and Health Programs.
∎ Any other assigned activity by the BDRCS management.

Additional Requirements:
∎ RCRC Movement Experience
∎ Volunteer Experience
∎ Knowledge and Skills
∎ Excellent computer skills (MS Office package, Word, Excel).
∎ Excellent communication and negotiation skills (oral and written)
∎ Excellent analytical, team working and communication skills
∎ Able to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines
∎ Willing to travel and operate in a demanding working environment
∎ Knowledge and experience of accounting software packages
∎ Ability to work in demanding situations and sometimes under pressure and meet deadlines
∎ Languages: Excellent written and verbal communication skill in English and Bangla

∎ Up to 60,000 BDT (other benefits as per organization’s policy).

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 15 Jan 2022

Company Information:
∎ 30 Dec 2021
∎ The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society

Category: NGO/Development

: Departmental clearance will be required for internal candidates.If you think you are competent enough for the position, please apply online

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