Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable in Canada and throughout the world, is currently seeking an Emergency Response Team (ERT) Supervisor Volunteer for the Emergency Management program.

What will you do

Working collaboratively as part of an experienced team of trained responders, supervisors and site manager, you will:

  • Play a key role in supervising a team of responders, proving direction and coordination;
  • Organize, set up and manage a service during a response while supervising the work of the responders placed under your responsibility in one or several services on the site. These may include shelter, food, clothing, registration of evacuees;
  • Conduct information sessions to gather information about what worked well and what can be improved during a response;
  • Ensure timely formal and informal ongoing feedback to responders during a response;
  • Participate in the recruitment of responders as well as their orientation, scheduling and training;
  • Ensure services address assessed immediate, short and long-term client needs;
  • Oversee health, safety and security of the team you work with;
  • Assess human resource and material needs for your service area, ensuring they are met with the support of the site manager
  • Participate in communication and representation activities


For the full volunteer position description, as well as application instructions, please visit the posting via the following hyperlink: