AmeriCorps Volunteer & Client Preparedness Coordinator


About the organization

SBP shrinks the time between disaster and recovery.

We can't prevent natural disasters, but we can prevent some of the suffering they cause. By increasing resilience before disasters occur and streamlining the post-disaster recovery process, we're able to fortify people against unnecessary stress and trauma.

Started in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, we are currently supporting recovery in eight disaster-affected communities. With our construction system enhanced and optimized through an ongoing partnership with Toyota, which helped implement lean manufacturing processes, SBP rebuilds homes far below market rate and carries out construction projects with much lower subsidies than traditional affordable housing models.

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-Conduct outreach activities with the goals of (1) recruiting more volunteers and (2) developing partnerships to collaborate on preparedness and readiness initiatives and expand reach throughout the local community.
-Coordinate logistics for multiple volunteer groups and serve as the point of contact for current, previous, and future volunteers and groups.
-Accurately document and track all volunteer records, including contributions, feedback, communication, and trip logistics, with strong attention to detail through the use of software such as Google Sheets, Salesforce, and Formstack.
-Deliver preparedness and disaster resilience trainings and execute community-wide engagement events
-Distribute disaster preparedness resources to current and past Habitat clients.
-Assist current and past Habitat clients with the creation of preparedness plans and linking them with additional external resources as needed.
-Meet regularly with the supervisor to discuss goals, priorities, professional development, and any other issues, and be open to regular coaching and feedback.
-Participate in September 11th Day of Remembrance and Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service events, which may take place on a weekend or during holidays and include activities outside of the scope of typical day-to-day functions


-Be at least 17 years of age
-Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
-Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.
-Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and be able to provide documentation of vaccination status prior to enrollment*
-Ability to commit to serving full-time, Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5 pm and an average of 2 Saturdays a month. AmeriCorps members serve an average of 42.5 hours per week to complete 1700 hours of service during a temporary 10-month service term.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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