Hurricane Michael Disaster Recovery Team

SBP Florida

About the organization

We shrink the time between disaster and recovery.

Since 2006, SBP has rebuilt over 2000 homes and developed affordable housing for those impacted by natural disasters. We help community members return home by engaging volunteers who care about people that they have never met before. By practicing efficient construction techniques, we help clients restore emotional well-being, financial stability, and enhance community resilience. AmeriCorps members serving with SBP directly impact the lives of our clients by contributing to the SBP mission: shrinking the time between disaster and recovery.

Duties

AmeriCorps members that serve with SBP directly impact the lives of our clients’ by contributing to the SBP mission: shrinking the time between disaster and recovery. Members work with clients and volunteers to rebuild homes damaged by natural disasters. Since 2006, SBP has rebuilt 2000+ homes and developed affordable housing for those impacted by natural disasters.

SERVICE ACTIVITIES
SBP AmeriCorps members serve their ten-month term in one of the following positions:

Project Lead: Train and coach volunteers in completing basic construction tasks on clients’ homes. Celebrate volunteer impact and teach volunteers safety protocols and procedures at project sites.

Supply & Logistics Coordinator: Coordinate the operations of SBP’s warehouse and delivery system to ensure that project sites have the tools and materials needed to function optimally.

Construction Coordinator: Coordinate subcontractor schedules and monitor the progress of construction projects. Ensure that proper permits are secured for each project site.

Client Services Coordinator: Serve as the point of contact and resource for the clients of SBP. Assess clients’ needs and provide referrals to clients throughout the application and rebuilding processes.

Volunteer Coordinator: Recruit, orient and support volunteers serving with SBP. Create an optimal service experience for volunteers that fosters service learning and leverages volunteers' talents and time to meet client and community needs.

Qualifications

Previous construction experience is not required. Training will be provided during the onboarding process.

REQUIREMENTS:
Be at least 17 years of age or older.
Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.

Salary

1399 per month for ten month AmeriCorps term, education award upon completion

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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