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WSC, Red Cross NW Region, Disaster Preparedness & Response
Preparing for, preventing and responding to disasters is a vital part of the mission of the American Red Cross. As a volunteer-led organization, we accomplish this work with the help of more than 4,800 trained and committed volunteers who in our last fiscal year contributed more than 250,000 hours of service. We seek to leverage the talent, skill, and enthusiasm of AmeriCorps team members to help us amplify our efforts in both direct service provision and capacity building, with the ultimate outcome of delivering meaningful disaster resiliency to communities across the State of Washington. The Disaster Preparedness & Response coordinator will arrange and deliver disaster cycle services including preparedness education and client service capacity to our communities. There are 10 positions (Seattle-2, Tacoma-1, Sequim-2, Bremerton-1, Vancouver-2, Wenatchee-1, Yakima-1). Please note that all AmeriCorps positions are contingent upon funding.
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Member Duties : The Disaster Preparedness & Response Coordinator will deliver disaster preparedness education presentations in a variety of formats to a variety of audiences; Respond to surge demand for client program delivery across rural and vulnerable Communities; Recruit, train, develop, and assist disaster preparedness volunteers in various communities across Washington State. All AmeriCorps positions will require occasional travel to other Red Cross offices in Washington State.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Training . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Community Outreach ,  Disaster Relief . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Counseling ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Disaster Services . 
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AmeriCorps State / National

WSC, Red Cross NW Region, Disaster Preparedness & Response

Program Start/End Date
10/16/2016  -   08/31/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON  


Accepting Applications
From  03/15/2016  To  09/29/2016 

Contact Nancy Watchie
1900 25th Ave S
Seattle   WA   98144
206 726-3569

Listing ID 49219