Disaster Cycle Services Community Outreach and Response

Americorps Williamsport, PA
Provide Community Disaster Education (CDE) presentations in communities throughout the region. Work closely with the Regional Pillowcase Project Manager and Pillowcase Project Volunteers to provide Emergency preparedness/Home Fire Safety information to 5,000 elementary school students throughout the region. Participate in Home Fire Preparedness Campaign events that provide high risk communities throughout the region with free smoke alarms and fire safety information. Join a local Disaster Action Team (DAT) to provide immediate assistance to households affected by disasters. Provide casework and recovery services to disaster clients. Assist with recruitment and training of new disaster volunteers. Attend Corps Team meetings; Complete AmeriCorps monthly service and outcome reports; Complete weekly time logs in timely fashion; Complete weekly journals; Develop, plan and participate in various AmeriCorps events such as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, AmeriCorps Week activities and other service projects; Participate in host site and AmeriCorps training as scheduled.

Terms :

Uniforms provided and required , Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas :

Community Outreach , Children/Youth , Disaster Relief . Skills :

Leadership , Community Organization , Disaster Services , Conflict Resolution , General Skills , Public Speaking , Communications , Computers/Technology , Team Work.