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NCCC FEMA Corps Team Leader

Job ID: 20736

SalaryApproximate Hours Per Week
$12,500
EmployerDate Posted
AmeriCorps
, Nationwide United States
October 24, 2013
Position TypeApplications Accepted Until
Volunteer (archived),Non-Degreed PositionsJanuary 24, 2014
Description
We're looking for experienced leaders for the new NCCC FEMA Corps…this could be you. The AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) FEMA Corps Team Leader coordinates the activities of 10-12 Corps Members in service projects that solely focus on emergency management and long-term recovery activities with FEMA. You'll provide administrative and logistical support in areas that include: educating communities, assessing needs, and collecting information; developing materials that promote disaster preparation to the public; ordering materials, tracking inventory, loading supplies, and managing IT equipment; updating electronic files, managing data, and compiling reports; working with nonprofits and government agencies to coordinate services for disaster survivors; helping survivors complete applications for disaster assistance; assessing and reporting damage to public facilities; setting up shelter operations and re-unification of families and pets.

Duties and Responsibilities
Supervise, motivate, direct, and coordinate a team of young adults in a structured program of service, education, and training; maintain order; develop positive team morale; foster teamwork; monitor standards of behavior; ensure the safety of the members, including the proper use of equipment; model a good work ethic and work alongside members to set the work pace.
Plan daily and weekly team schedules that will result in the execution of project objectives and activities. Manage service-learning projects, locally or on spikes (sites away from the main campus where teams establish temporary living arrangements for up to two months).
Coordinate project logistics with unit leaders and project sponsors, participate in staff and member meetings, and serve as programmatic and administrative liaison between members and staff.
Conduct regularly scheduled team meetings designed to unify team members by building consensus, resolving conflicts, and providing structured feedback.
Facilitate, encourage, support, and model service learning integration. Conduct or coordinate training such as skills building workshops, safe work practices, team-building exercises, mini-courses, and physical training in collaboration with NCCC staff.

NCCC FEMA Corps Team Leaders serves as a role model, facilitator, educator and safety manager while encouraging high standards for 18-24 year old members at one of our five campuses. In exchange for an 11-month commitment, Team Leaders receive the following: living allowance of $12,500, room and board, limited health care benefits, education award of $5,550, student loan forbearance, uniforms and the opportunity to travel and learn new skills.

Qualifications
NCCC seeks applicants who are experienced supervisors with prior service experience in communities, schools, non-profits, other AmeriCorps programs, or US military, and have demonstrated leadership experience with diverse youth. For more information, go to http://www.nationalservice.gov/nccc.

How to Apply
Apply online at www.nationalservice.gov/nccc