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Coordinator, Emergency Management

Job Information
Author alnationtalk
Date August 22, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Canadian Red Cross
Salary $26.30 to $30.81 - Per Hour
Location Montréal, QC
Category Coordinator
Client Canadian Red Cross
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Title: Coordinator, Emergency Management
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Employment status: Permanent, full time
Salary band: $26.30 to $30.81/hour

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC), an iconic brand and one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organizations on this planet, is seeking a Coordinator, Emergency Management to join its Short-Term Response and Recovery Programs team.

You have a passion for helping others, and want to work with other dedicated individuals? By applying, you are taking a big first step to be part of an exciting organization.

At the Canadian Red Cross, we are guided by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.

Starting with the hiring process, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We encourage all qualified persons to apply, particularly Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized people, and people with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

The successful candidate will collaborate with the Manager, Preparedness and Mobilization to assist with the planning and execution of administrative work for the emergency response teams.

Duties and responsibilities :

  • Assist with volunteer recruitment by implementing strategies, as well as participating in and following up on recruitment activities.
  • Lead and coordinate the work of volunteer teams supporting operations
  • Update records in the databases, applications, and Web interfaces.
  • Produce and check reports, lists, response documents, analyses, and statistics.
  • Conduct the appropriate follow-ups with volunteers, colleagues, suppliers, and partners in a timely manner.
  • Update and distribute emergency operations plans and provide logistical support.
  • Coordinate follow-ups on service delivery methods and management of response supplies.
  • Support the smooth operation of the alert and mobilization system, including by assuming responsibility for its programming and the associated administrative follow-ups.

We’re looking for :

  • A college diploma in recreation, ambulance, or police services, social sciences and humanities, or the equivalent.
  • French and English bilingualism (written and spoken).
  • Experience working in emergency management and response.
  • Experience leading a group, working in a volunteer setting (an asset).
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Strong writing skills.
  • The ability to work in a high-stress environment.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

Working conditions :

  • This position requires a valid driver’s license.
  • This position is unionized.
  • The successful candidate will be required to perform on-call duty.
  • They must be available for deployment to support local emergency operations.
  • They must be able to work during emergency operations in Canada.
  • Eligibility to work in Canada: At this time, we welcome applications from candidates eligible to work in Canada. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, we encourage you to carefully review your visa to find out whether you are eligible to work in the job you are considering applying for. Refer to our FAQ for more information.
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position and operation (the CRC will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground).

If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.


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