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AmeriCorps St. Louis Emergency Response Team
 
 
 
Are you ready for your next adventure? Spend a year assisting disaster-affected communities, fighting wildfires, and conserving natural resources with a team of passionate people committed to making a real difference. The frequency and severity of natural disasters continue to increase, yet most citizens are still unprepared when disaster strikes. The Emergency Response Team (ERT), previously Safety-Service Corps, is a multi-functional rapid deployment group that has been called out nationally to floods, tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes, search and rescue, ice storms, and terrorist attacks. When not involved in disaster response, the ERT assists various environmental stewardship partners with trail maintenance, habitat restoration, prescribed burning, and other natural resource projects.
 
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Member Duties : On any given day, an AmeriCorps St. Louis Emergency Response Team Member could: 1) Provide immediate and long-term relief in areas affected by natural disasters, 2) Restore Missouri forests, glades, river-ways, and recreation areas, 3) Build and maintain trails, bridges, cave gates and more, 4) Fight wildland fires or participate in prescribed burns in Missouri or Western States, 5) Conduct disaster response and preparedness trainings for communities and other national service organizations. All ERT Corps Members will receive an intensive orientation including: team building and leadership skills, introduction to disaster services, chainsaw and other power equipment operations, dealing with people in crisis, risk management approaches, Incident Command System, emergency communications, and basic emergency medical care.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required . 
 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Disaster Relief ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  First Aid ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Disaster Services ,  Team Work ,  Environment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
AmeriCorps St. Louis Emergency Response Team

Program Start/End Date
09/17/2019  -   08/16/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Accepting Applications
From  02/11/2019  To  10/01/2019 

Contact Recruitment Leader
1315 Ann Ave
Saint Louis   MO   63104
314-772-9002
acstl.web@gmail.com
www.acstl.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 49255


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