SAFER Long Term Recovery Group Recovery Specialist - AmeriCorps VISTA

SAFER Santa Rosa

About the organization

The goal of SAFER Santa Rosa is to assist the uninsured and under-insured residents of Santa Rosa County, FL recover from declared emergencies. The role of the VISTA will be to recruit and engage local, state, and national volunteers to assist in the rebuilding efforts associated with the destruction caused by Hurricane Sally. Recruitment through local partner outreach as well as social media recruitment will be vital in attracting volunteers to the community. Additionally the VISTA will work with LTRG leadership to research and apply for a variety of grant opportunities which will sustain the ongoing recovery efforts for the organization.


VISTA will assist the LTRG in the assessment of community resident needs and determining how manpower resources are solicited and dispersed to meet those needs. Volunteer recruitment will be accomplished through public speaking opportunities, as well as social media, and other marketing outlets. Additionally, the VISTA will research and assist in the preparation of a variety of grant applications to increase the sustainability of the LTRG as it serves its clients.

Bi-weekly Living Allowance ($513.94)
Educational Award of $6,345 or End of Service Stipend of $1,800
12 month Non-competitive Eligibility for federal government jobs
Healthcare Benefit Plan or Healthcare Allowance of $8,100
Food Assistance if eligible
Childcare Assistance if eligible
Relocation Allowance if eligible


Social Media
Project Management
Volunteer recruitment
Basic computer skills
Conflict Resolution
Disaster Services (preferred not required)
Community Organization
Team Work
Public Speaking



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please email in a resume

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