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Corpus Christi Disaster Donation Coordinator VISTA, OneStar
 
 
 
Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group (CBDRG) focuses on providing hope and rebuilding homes for the Coastal Bend's less fortunate in the wake of disaster. We are a local charitable non-profit hub for a network of volunteer organizations active in disaster and gracious donors, helping to match survivors' unmet needs to available recovery resources. Due to Hurricane Harvey we are currently serving six affected counties in the Coastal Bend of Texas (Aransas, Bell, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio, and San Patricio) with an estimated 8,000 homes to be repaired, rebuilt, or replaced. Research shows that natural disasters disproportionality impact poor and marginalized communities and that those living in poverty struggle the most to recover. To help with preparedness and resiliency of Texas communities, we are searching for a motivated individual to help develop donation coordination methods and communications.
 
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Member Duties : The Donation Coordinator VISTA is a collaborative member of the integrated Construction Management Team with the objective to support the mission of Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group and the clients served by building a network of donor support to the organization and sustaining accountability of in-kind goods donations. The VISTA will work with case managers to forecast specific unmet needs for appliances, furniture, and project materials for each approved project. Additionally, the member will research and implement donation facilitation methods. The VISTA member will communicate with prospective donors and cultivate relationships with current and past donors informing them of the progress being made by the CBDRG in communities affected by Hurricane Harvey. Additionally, the VISTA will create strategies to build partnerships across recovery organizations from various counties to share best practices and resources for disaster preparedness.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Disaster Relief ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Corpus Christi Disaster Donation Coordinator VISTA, OneStar

Program Start/End Date
08/20/2018  -   08/20/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/29/2018  To  07/27/2018 

Contact Warren Phipps Jr.
111 N. Odem Street
Sinton   TX   78387
361-587-5005
coastalbenddrg@gmail.com
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79532


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