In episode 17 of his Five Things podcast, Brian Smith talks with Joshua Cain, Regional Chief Development Officer at the American Red Cross of Eastern NC, about how the Red Cross serves the community.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN RED CROSS
Serving 53 counties and more than 4.6 million people, the American Red Cross Eastern North Carolina Region is comprised of the Cape Fear, Central North Carolina, Northeastern North Carolina, Sandhills, and Triangle Area Chapters.
ABOUT JOSHUA CAIN (from Linkedin profile)
Supporting the Service to the Armed Forces mission of the American Red Cross to help members of the military, veterans and their families prepare for, cope with, and respond to, the challenges of military service in the Mid-Atlantic Division. Provides guidance, support and assistance to Red Cross offices in establishing, growing and maintaining Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) core services.
Provides guidance, support and assistance to Red Cross field personnel, ensuring that SAF services are carried out in accordance with specified Red Cross policies and procedures within their assigned area. Evaluates the effectiveness of programs and services and makes recommendations for continuous improvement. Provides operational oversight of special projects or events in support of SAF initiatives. Conducts SAF training and education to ensure that staff and volunteers understand the role of SAF to successfully perform duties and represent Red Cross and SAF in their communities. Through partnership with Regional management teams, provides oversight and management of MOUs pertaining to SAF service within the Division to ensure they meet DoD and Red Cross MOU commitments.
Collaborates with SAF offices at National Headquarters to help ensure smooth overall operations. Works with Regional leadership and SAF field personnel to articulate their support and guidance needs to SAF NHQ. Participates with Regional leadership in the strategic planning process to support the delivery, sustainment and growth of SAF services and programs within the Division. Works in conjunction with the Division leadership to ensure programs and services are implemented consistently within their division. Works closely with SAF field personnel to develop and implement a SAF volunteer program plans.
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