Our AmeriCorps members who serve as part of the Regional Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) team will work with department managers to specialize in one of the following areas: Casework & Recovery; Mass Care; or Disaster Workforce Engagement.
Members will also gain valuable community engagement, volunteer management and preparedness education experience, along with responding to local and state-wide emergencies. Members will serve approximately 40 hours per week for a total of 1,700 service hours in a 10.5 month term. Benefits include a bi-weekly stipend of $782.61, health and dental coverage, and childcare assistance to those who qualify. Upon successful completion, members will receive an Education Award of $10,000 to use towards qualified student loans, or future tuition, and will qualify for student loan forbearance during the period of service.
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended . Service Areas :
Technology , Disaster Relief , Community Outreach . Skills :
Writing/Editing , Communications , Computers/Technology , Disaster Services , Teaching/Tutoring , Leadership , Public Speaking , Team Work .