APPLY FOR BOARD

If you have achieved at least two quarters of active membership, you are eligible to apply for board! The two quarters of active membership do not have to be consecutive, and this spring quarter can count towards your two quarters of active membership.

The descriptions for all board positions can be found below. If you have any questions, please reach out to the current board members in that position through Facebook or email.

The application will be located on the website on this page, sent in a club-wide email, and linked in our Instagram biography.

Download the application here.

Applications open Monday, March 7 after general meeting and are due Sunday, April 3 at 11:59 PM.

BOARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

Co-President

 

As Co-President you must be able to arrange and preside over all board and general meetings. Your position requires you to oversee and delegate responsibilities to all officers within the club. Not only are you responsible to complete your tasks such as keeping in contact with the American Red Cross Orange County chapter and working with the UCI campus, you must be able to work side by side with your co-chair to execute all goals and bring forth your vision for the year. The Co-Presidents will act as the primary spokespersons and lead the club towards a positive direction in terms of member retention, financial stability, and community involvement. You must be able to exercise good judgment and responsibility as you constitute the highest authority figures in the entire organization.

This position requires 1 year of previous RCC board experience.

There are two spots available for this position.

If you have any questions, reach out to our current Co-Presidents Giselle Hafen and Elyssa Ledesma.

Treasurer

As Treasurer you will be in charge of maintaining the budget of the Red Cross Club, as well as counting cash and overseeing all monetary transactions with the goal of maintaining confidential fiscal responsibility. You will work closely with Fundraising Chairs to ensure that revenues and proceeds are processed accordingly. You will also help seek out additional sources of funding for the club, such as administrative funding boards on-campus.

This position requires 1 year of previous RCC board experience.

There is one spot available for this position.

If you have any questions, reach out to our current treasurer Meghan Smith.

Secretary

As Secretary, your primary duty as a board member is mainly administrative as you are expected to take notes during board meeting and address the questions and concerns of students regarding club-related affairs through the RCC email. Your notes are essential because it updates board members who cannot attend meetings with critical information needed on a weekly basis. You will also be the representative board member to read and respond to the Red Cross emails regularly to inform and resolve general members with questions and conflicts regarding the club. You will also be responsible for managing the t-shirt inventory and updating general member points.

This position requires 1 year of previous RCC board experience.

There is one spot available for this position.

If you have any questions, reach out to our current Secretary Amber Liang.

Co-Events Coordinator

Events Coordinators are responsible for organizing volunteer opportunities for the club and ensuring that they run smoothly. You need to stay in contact with coordinators and managers from many different organizations and will be responsible for communicating information regarding events to the rest of the board as well as to general members. Besides booking events, you will also be responsible for creating event sign-up sheets, emailing members with information about the events, and arranging rides. 

There are two spots available for this position.

If you have any questions, reach out to our current Co-Events Coordinators Hannah Jian and Ethan Vien.

Co-Fundraising Chair

Fundraising Chairs are responsible for planning and organizing fundraisers to raise money for the club weeks in advance. You must be prompt when arranging with other businesses to order food and prepare to have all supplies and sign-ups for each fundraiser. Throughout the year, we seek to find new fundraising opportunities for the club such as online fundraising methods (livestreams, Bingo Cards, etc.).

There are three spots available for this position.

If you have any questions, reach out to our current Co-Fundraising Chairs Gabriel Gadia, Brett Hartman, and Ceci Zhang.

Co-Internal Relations Chair

The role of an Internal Relations Chair focuses on creating a closer community between all of the members within the club. The Internal role strives to support membership retention and develop ties within members through the development of weekly icebreakers, socials and our family system. The Internal Chairs should also be prepared to work closely with and assist the External Chairs for events like Thanksgiving Dinner and Charity Gala.

There are two spots available for this position.

If you have any questions, reach out to our current Co-Internal Relations Chairs Andrés Castañeda and Nishanth Chamarthi.

Co-External Relations Chair

The role of an External Relations Chair consists of coordinating between the organization and the community. The External role involves creating ways that organization members can provide for the community by planning large-scale events, such as the Thanksgiving Dinner, CPR/First Aid Training classes, TV Tapings, Winter Charity Gala for PATH, etc. This requires planning months in advance which may involve tasks including: finding sponsors, serving as liaison to the community, generating weekly to monthly financial strategies with the Treasurer, and leading & assisting both board and general members into any plans of action.

There are two spots available for this position.

If you have any questions, reach out to our current Co-External Relations Chairs Alan Dominguez and Myra McCants.

Co-Publicity Chair

The main role of the Publicity Chair is to publicize the club through all mediums, both electronic and physical, such as creating weekly general meeting posters, utilizing the Facebook group and account to post about upcoming events, publicizing our club on Instagram, and creating videos promoting large events or recapping the quarter. You will also help the club participate in campus-wide competitions, such as those administered by COVP and other campus departments. You must be able to coordinate with your co-chairs to manage when and where you will advertise the club. You will create outreach materials such as brochures before the start of each quarter that contains the club event descriptions and posters/fliers for any given event. Finding new and innovative ways to recruit new members is always a responsibility.

There are three spots available for this position.

If you have any questions, reach out to our current Co-Publicity Chairs Georgina Alvarez, Christine Nguyen, and Jake Russel.

Webmaster

As Webmaster you are primarily in charge of the club’s website such as updating events, the site calendar, adding photos, making announcements, uploading links, but not limited to keeping record and adding points for members during general meetings. It is your responsibility to keep the website up to date and interesting to view on a daily basis, as this is the primary access for member points and calendar events which all members depend on.

There is one spot available for this position.

If you have any questions, reach out to our current Webmaster Sean Estabillo