Health and Safety - CPR and First Aid Instructor, Part-Time
Company: American Red Cross
Posted on: June 23, 2022
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Job Description: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. We depend on
the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the
American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. At
the American Red Cross, you will enjoy a collaborative work culture
committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services.
If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this
excellent career opportunity.We are currently seeking a Part Time
Health and Safety-CPR and First Aid Instructor in Boston,
MAResponsible to deliver corporate classes to community groups at
corporate facilities and/or at community or corporate sites.
Responsible to provide high quality instruction per program
guidelines, provide the necessary information/reports in a timely
manner and properly maintain equipment in their possession. Provide
support, development and/or leadership guidance to all
Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard
operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State, and local
regulations.the mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and
alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing
the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. We help
increase the preparedness of our communities by offering courses in
First Aid, CPR/AED, Babysitter's Training, Lifeguard Training,
Certified Nurse Aid Training, and other certification courses.
American Red Cross Health and Safety instructors are an elite group
of professionals who teach valuable lifesaving skills to 12 million
people each year in businesses, schools, and communities.This
position is located in the Greater Boston area This is a part-time
position working- Flexible must be available to work 3 days a week
and a Saturday- hours will fall in-between 7:00am- 8:00pm
- Instruction: Teaches Red Cross Health and Safety courses within
their current certifications to businesses and to the community.
Confirms course at least 3-5 business days before the scheduled
course. Must arrive to teaching site a minimum 30 minutes before
class is to begin.
- Supply Chain/Logistics: Responsible for maintaining, managing
and storing all assigned equipment, including storage at assigned
work location and transporting equipment in personal vehicle.
Responsible for re-ordering all necessary equipment at least once
per month and maintaining and managing an active inventory of
supplies at all times. Instructors are responsible for
transporting, loading/unloading, carrying and/or lifting equipment
as necessary at assigned teaching locations. At conclusion of
class, is responsible for the cleaning equipment according to
established decontamination guidelines and reporting any
maintenance issues to the appropriate logistics staff member.
- Quality Assurance: Responsible for applying quality assurance
and control programs. Integrates quality improvement activities and
measures in overall service provision. Ensures that the proper
safety measures are in place to protect customers and staff who
participate in the training activities.
- Resource Management: Responsible for efficient and effective
use of resources. Adheres to the financial and registration policy
regarding unregistered students in Community classes.
- Availability: Commit to a fixed availability schedule within
the scheduling software, Skedulo to meet teaching needs of the
- Communications/Reporting: Engages in regular communications
with Training Specialist regarding course updates and latest
changes to products/services. Actively submits unavailability
requests, as necessary, in Skedulo when not available to be
assigned to classes. Submits training activity and other course
related records according to standard timelines. Where applicable,
training and course-related records must be submitted
electronically using the American Red Cross web-based learning
center. The instructor is required to use the corporate email
account (@Redcross.org) issued to him/her upon hire, for all
American Red Cross related correspondence.
- Personnel Management: When an instructor's certification is at
the level of an Instructor Trainer, they may mentor or coach other
instructors as a part of new instructor orientation or during
instructor remediation provide supervision to instructors to ensure
high quality delivery of services and products.
- Additional duties may include the following: Participation
during Town Hall Meetings, quarterly In- Service Training, Product
updates, training requirement, certification classes and approved
development training. In addition, instructors may need to perform
light logistics such as restocking of equipment. This activity must
be pre-approved by Training Specialist.
QualificationsEducation: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
Current certification to be an instructor in discipline is desired.
Additional training and certification will be provided to qualified
candidate after hire through American Red Cross Health & Safety
Service courses. Once certified, the instructor must maintain
current basic and instructor level certifications for the courses
they have been hired to teach.Experience: Previous experience in
education, adult training or service industry preferred. Basic
computer and email skills and demonstrated ability to utilize MS
Office programsComfort and experience in using audio-visual
technology (computer/LCD, PowerPoint, etc.) for educational
delivery.Skills and Abilities: Must have strong presentation
abilities and demonstrate excellent verbal and written
communication skills. Ability to communicate course material in a
clear and understandable manner. Customer service orientation.
Ability to teach effectively in an adult learning
environment.Other: Flexible schedule required during the day,
evening or weekends. Bilingual Spanish and English
(preferred)Travel: Ability to travel regionally 50-75%. Current
Driver's License preferred. Access to reliable transportation to
training sites.Essential Functions /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 must be able to use fingers to grasp,
move and manipulate small objects. The employee must use the
stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods
without getting tired. 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 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The employee must have the ability to speak clearly so listeners
can understand and understand the speech of another person. 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. "The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization
that creates a culture of collaboration and team spirit. We offer
our employee's a competitive salary, wide range of generous
benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability
insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with
match; paid time off, holidays and floating holidays. Also, we
encourage professional development and provide growth
opportunities. To be considered for this position, please visit
www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.
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 redcross.org/volunteertoday 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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