AmeriCorps Disaster Team - McKinleyville

Published

09/25/2018

Start Date

10/08/2018

End Date

08/23/2019

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

McKinleyville
California
United States

Description

We are looking for self-motivated and passionate individuals to join the California AmeriCorps Disaster Team, through the American Red Cross. Members will serve in a full-time capacity (approximately 40 hours per week) to meet the requirement of 1,700 service hours throughout the 10.5-month term. Responsibilities will include weekend and evening commitments, and all members will be expected to participate in off-hours assignments. In addition, members of the Disaster Team may be required to deploy for two-week periods to assist with disasters within the State of California.


Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing community members for disaster through presentations and trainings for children and adults
  • Building the Red Cross’ capacity by recruiting and training new volunteers, and supervising volunteer teams
  • Responding to local disaster calls in Humboldt County


TO APPLY: http://bit.ly/dcsmckinleyville


AmeriCorps Program Benefits:

  • Living Stipend ($652.17 bi-weekly)
  • Federal Education Award ($5,920 upon completion of service)
  • Health and Dental Coverage


Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be available to serve full-time from 10/2018-08/2019
  • Able to attend weekend obligations
  • U.S. Citizen, US National, or lawful permanent resident
  • Able to pass a criminal background check
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Has obtained a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Holds a current/valid driver's license


Strongly Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • Public Speaking
  • Event Planning
  • Bilingual in Spanish (not required)
  • Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply!


Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

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