Friday, November 06, 2009
It has been a long week because I've been on a steep learning curve on account of starting at a new position with the local chapter of the American Red Cross. I'm their new Community Relations Coordinator, which entails helping out with events and fund raisers, of which there are many! We have to do a better job of letting the community know about the work we're doing, and encouraging volunteers to help us. There's so much that must be done. Several others have been working at parts of the job I'm stepping into, and expectations are high that I can step in and do much for them. I'm only part-time, and just learning, so I don't know whether I can meet their expectations as quickly as they would like me to. It's a lot of pressure, and I've overeaten and underslept this week.