BRACE VISTA Regional Development Coordinator
Be Ready Alliance Coordinating For Emergencies
About the organization
BRACE is a community-based disaster coalition that leads emergency preparedness, response, and recovery efforts in Escambia County. We train and mobilize volunteers, and collaborate with local, regional, and national partners to ensure the disaster readiness of our community.
The BRACE Development Coordinator will work with leadership to research and write grant applications to generate support for BRACE and Hurricane Sally and Michael partner organizations, who are serving low income citizens and impoverished communities impacted by the 2020 cat 2 Hurricane Sally and the 2018 category 5 Hurricane Michael . Long term sustainability of programs, such as Citizen Corps, Functional Needs Support Services, CERT, and Long Term Community Recovery, will be enhanced through funds development, in-kind resources, and volunteer resources generated by this VISTA position. Additionally the VISTA member will track all grant applications and required reports for the disbursement of funds.
General Skills: Team Work, Leadership, Recruitment, Community Organization , Public Speaking, Communications, Writing/Editing.
1 year of grant writing experience preferred but not required.
Contact email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
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The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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