Disaster Recovery AmeriCorps Member

SBP

Job Description

SBP is looking for passionate, service-minded individuals to join our AmeriCorps team!

SBP is a national nonprofit dedicated to shrinking the time between disaster and recovery. Since 2006, we have rebuilt over 2000 homes and developed affordable housing for people impacted by natural disasters. With the dedication and passion of our staff, AmeriCorps members, and volunteers, we help community members return home to safe, sanitary and secure conditions.

JOIN the SBP AmeriCorps team and serve 10 months in one of the following roles:

As a Project Lead you will train and coach volunteers in completing basic construction tasks and celebrate volunteer impact.
As a Volunteer Coordinator you will recruit, onboard and support volunteers.
As a Supply & Logistics Coordinator you will coordinate the operations of SBP’s warehouse and delivery system to ensure project sites have the tools and materials they need.
As a Construction Coordinator you will coordinate subcontractor schedules and monitor the progress of construction projects, ensuring proper permits are secured for each site.
As a Client Service Coordinator you will serve as the point of contact and resource for the clients of SBP, assessing clients’ needs, provide referrals, and offer support throughout the application and rebuilding processes.
As a Disaster Corps Project Lead you will support response efforts immediately following the impact of natural disasters. Project Leads who serve under SBP’s Disaster Corps will be the first on the ground to provide services to impacted vulnerable populations throughout the United States. New Orleans or Houston ONLY.

Candidates without prior construction experience are still encouraged to apply! If you’re committed to learning, have a strong work ethic, and enjoy leading volunteers, we want you on our team.

Program locations:

  • Houston, TX
  • Panama City, FL
  • Sulphur, LA
  • New Orleans, LA
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico

Watch our Anthem to hear how SBP is helping prevent people from reaching their breaking point.

Requirements

  • Be at least 17 years of age or older.
  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.

Benefits

  • Monthly Living stipend of $1,427
  • An additional $150 monthly housing stipend for individuals who have previously served in AmeriCorps, NCCC, or VISTA
  • An education award of $6,195 upon successful completion of each 10 month term
  • Eligibility to postpone repayment of federally-guaranteed student loans during their service term. (The National Service Trust will also pay all or a portion of the interest that accrued during the service period.)
  • Free limited benefits health coverage
  • Child care assistance
  • Valuable professional development and opportunities to further their career

To Apply

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High school
Job Starting Date: 
9/1/2021

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