Orange County Disaster Volunteer MGMT VISTA

Orange County Disaster Rebuild Volunteer MGMT VISTA

About the organization

Orange County Disaster Rebuild’s mission is to assist individuals and families who have unmet needs with recovery from any natural or man-made disasters. Orange County is located in the very southeastern corner of Texas, bordering Louisiana in the area known as the Golden Triangle of Texas. According to the US Census, Orange County has a population of approximately 85,047. Approximately, 75% of Orange County was affected in Hurricane Harvey. Our goal is to provide additional long-term assistance to individuals affected by disasters starting with the most vulnerable population low income, elderly, disabled, single parents. Research shows that natural disasters disproportionality impact poor and marginalized communities and that those living in poverty struggle the most to recover. We are working to offer recovery assistance to all individuals, families and communities more effectively and efficiently until recovery is completed.

Duties

Serve with the Orange County Disaster Long Term Recovery team to create sustainable volunteer recruitment and coordination strategies. Develop tracking and volunteer deployment procedures to assign volunteers on proper projects aiding disaster affected low income individuals, families, and under-resourced communities. The VISTA will also develop a year-round calendar of rebuild activities requiring volunteer resources. Additionally, the VISTA will create strategies to build partnerships across recovery organizations from various counties to share best practices and resources for disaster preparedness. To help with preparedness and resiliency of Texas communities, Orange County Long Term Recovery is searching for a motivated individual to help develop volunteer management and recruitment methods.

Qualifications

Program Benefits : Training , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage* , Living Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Relocation Allowance .


*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Terms :
Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :
Disaster Relief .

Skills :
Disaster Services , General Skills , Public Speaking , Recruitment , Community Organization , Non-Profit Management , Communications , Team Work , Leadership , Writing/Editing .

Salary

$1,041/month

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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