Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $65,000.00
Maximum: $65,000.00




4 West 43rd Street
New York
United States


NYDIS is a 501(c)(3) faith-based federation of faith communities, human services providers and charitable organizations who work in partnership to provide disaster readiness, response, and recovery services to New York City. Our mission is to inspire, connect, and provide resources for New York City faith communities serving in disaster to create an urban environment for social justice for all.

Duties include:

·         Coordinate the NYC Faith Sector Community Preparedness Program (FSCPP), a 6-year grant funded project managed by NYDIS, in partnership with the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene-Office of Emergency Preparedness & Response - and supported by an Advisory Board of prominent NYC faith leaders.

·         Support engagement and education at local houses of worship and faith-based nonprofits on disaster and public health preparedness and resiliency throughout NYC

·         Support the design and management of research projects examining the faith sector’s disaster footprint

·         Organize disaster lifecycle, COOP, and CERC trainings in support of the NYC faith sector

·         Assist in developing tools and trainings promoting faith-based institutional resiliency

·         Perform logistical coordination including venue reservations and logistics, registrations, instructor and course coordination, and advertising/outreach for all NYDIS trainings throughout NYC.

·         Monitor and promote training opportunities throughout NYC which may be of interest to the faith sector

·         Assist writing outreach materials to advertise trainings to partners, stakeholders, and beneficiaries

·         Assess and support the training interests and needs of NYDIS members and partners

·         Participate with senior staff or represent NYDIS at preparedness meetings and resiliency coalitions

Qualifications include:

·         Expertise in the American Faith Sector & Religious Literacy & Competency

·         A proven track record in disaster planning and leading preparedness trainings

·         Experience in faith-based and community-based organizational outreach

·         A basic understand of and experience in conducting research – and in writing research reports and grants

·  Highly organized and detail oriented

·  Confident and competent public speaker

·  Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout the Greater New York City Metro Area

·  Ability and willingness to work flexible hours (the occasional evening or weekend)

·  Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, in person and on the phone

·  Computer skills - familiarity with Microsoft Office, Internet & Social Media use

Education requirement: 

·         Master’s degree or equivalent experience required

·         Candidates working towards an emergency management or public health degree are encouraged to apply

·         2-3 years of community engagement or disaster preparedness training preferred

·         Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred

Annualized salary range of $65,000 – with excellent benefits.

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All qualified candidates should apply – candidates from ethnic and religious minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. NYDIS does not discriminate against any individual or group for reasons of age, color, creed, culture, gender, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or race.


Excellent benefits

Level of Language Proficiency

·         Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

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