Staff Liaison

Rode Kruis • job opening nr. 13580

Interesting about this job

  • A good feeling because you are contributing to the work of the Red Cross.
  • Various training courses and unlimited access to the online e-learning platform.
  • Collaboration with a team of volunteers and professionals.
  • You will receive travel allowance and while performing your duties you will be insured through the Red Cross.
  • If interested and suitable, there is the possibility of being trained as a Centralist.

Job tasks and duties

At events and calamities, Red Cross volunteers are on standby, as are the volunteers of the Liaison Service. In order to cooperate well and coordinate deployment at events and calamities, the Liaison Service is crucial. The Liaison Service is the support service of the Red Cross that handles communications at the time of disasters, calamities, large and small-scale events.

What will you do?

  • Communications equipment, walkie-talkies and mobilophones, preparing for events 
  • Preparing and networking at major events;
  • Preparing and building up the control room at large events;
  • Assist your fellow volunteers in the use of walkie-talkies and mobile phones;
  • Manage and maintain the liaison equipment;

The Red Cross has its own walkie-talkies and mobile phones for the purpose of communication during relief work. The size of the network can range from two walkie-talkie users to an extensive network with its own control room. 


Job skills and qualities

  • You are customer-oriented, quality-oriented and decisive.
  • In addition, you are flexible, take initiative and can work well together.
  • You have knowledge of radio communication.
  • Knowledge of networks and DMR systems is a pré.
  • You are available 4 to 6 hours per week.

Extra information

For more information, please contact Operations Team Leader Susan van Geijn at 06-12214550 

Its for you? Then we would like to receive your CV with motivation!

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated volunteers and are not guided by cultural background, gender identity, religion, orientation or age.

Job information

Job type Volunteer Work
Services accident insurance, volunteer contract, travel expenses, Certificate of Good Conduct is required
Duration indefinite
Hours per week at least 4 hours, max 6 hours
Work hours of your own choosing? No
Location Atoomweg 2b Groningen

Organisation address and information

Rode Kruis
Atoomweg 2b
9743 AK Groningen