Chattahoochee Main Street AmeriCorps VISTA Outreach and Events Coordinator
About the organization
Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE) is a community-based disaster coalition of partners in Pensacola, FL focused on disaster preparedness, response and recovery for our community and throughout the state. Since the founding of BRACE in 2006 following Hurricanes Ivan and Dennis, BRACE have proven that partnership is the key to accomplish together what no individual or organization could alone. BRACE assisted thousands of survivors of hurricanes, floods and tornadoes through the often difficult path to recovery by restoring hope and homes. We have reached over 100,000 individuals with emergency preparedness, training and education that will provide benefit to our community for at least a generation. BRACE's collective impact on resilience of our community have been recognized more frequently by FEMA through the Individual & Community Preparedness Awards Program than any similar organization.
The goal of the project is to build capacity for the Chattahoochee Main Street District as it recovers from the impacts of Hurricane Michael. Through the efforts of the VISTA, comprehensive outreach and communications systems will be developed to improve the effectiveness and viability of the Main Street District program. Additionally, events will be reestablished and promoted to create a more engaged community.
College degree is preferred; Strong communication and organizational skills; Event planning and marketing skills encouraged
Contact email: [email protected]
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