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Disaster Response Leader - Hands On Nashville
 
 
 
The Disaster Response Leader engages community stakeholders involved in disaster relief, researches and reports on best practices, and actively partners with Hands On Nashville’s - HON - leadership to prepare for effective disaster response. HON is the named partner for volunteer activation and management in the Metro Nashville Office of Emergency Management’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, and the Leader’s efforts directly support HON’s ability to effectively serve in this role. The ideal candidate is a strong problem solver who is energized by learning, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience researching and distilling complex information required. Project management experience and disaster management skills are a plus. The Leader participates in a yearlong term of AmeriCorps service -1,700 hours- supporting HON’s mission to meet community needs through volunteerism.
 
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Member Duties : - Researches and makes recommendations based on disaster preparedness best practices - Connects proactively with relevant stakeholders to enhance potential for collaboration and coordination of disaster relief efforts - Finds and recommends resources that support effective management of volunteers during disaster response - Identifies and joins community conversations related to disaster relief, ensuring HON’s consistent engagement - Partners with HON leadership to create and maintain a comprehensive organizational disaster preparedness plan, including staff training - Supports coordination of HON’s response activities in the event of a disaster
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Public Safety ,  Disaster Relief ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Disaster Services ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Urban Planning . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Disaster Response Leader - Hands On Nashville

Program Start/End Date
08/14/2020  -   07/30/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/30/2020  To  08/01/2020 

Contact Nicki Avila
37 Peabody St
Nashville   TN   37210
6152981108
nicki@hon.org
https://www.hon.org/americorps
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 95918


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