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Panama City, Florida - Disaster Recovery AmeriCorps Program

SBP
Panama City
FULL TIME$2,000 - 2,362 / month

The salary that will be provided for this job is $2,000 - 2,362 / month, if you are the successful candidate. If you're interested in working for SBP, take some time to think about whether the job type, such as full time, meets your needs. December 13, 2023 marked the release of the job opportunity for the Panama City, Florida - Disaster Recovery AmeriCorps Program role, which will no longer be open after March 2, 2024. While the job is located in Panama City, individuals who meet the specified qualifications from other regions are also encouraged to apply.

Do you want to make a difference in the wake of Hurricane Idalia? If so, our service-minded AmeriCorps team needs your help to support disaster survivors!

Climate change is here, increasing the size and frequency of natural disasters and displacing over 15 million people each year. Hurricanes like Idalia, Michael, Maria, and Ian disproportionately affect underresourced communities, whose road to recovery often takes years. SBP is dedicated to shrinking the time between disaster and recovery, work that includes helping individual homeowners and communities rebuild after a disaster.

Take a gap year with us! Over the course of 10 months, you can help us rebuild homes, repair lives, and fortify families from reaching their breaking point. As an SBP AmeriCorps member, you can choose to directly assist in our construction and disaster deployment efforts, or choose to play a crucial role in coordinating services to disaster survivors.

The Role:

As a hybrid Client Service & Construction Coordinator you will play a fundamental role in maintaining the momentum of our operations by overseeing the construction progress of our clients' homes. You will be involved from start to finish, whether securing proper permits for each site, designing subcontractor schedules, or monitoring overall site progress.

In addition, you will be our clients' main point of contact throughout their time with SBP. You will serve as a liaison for disaster survivors, offering them support by assessing needs, providing referrals, and guiding the application and construction process. Your work will fortify these members of our community from reaching their breaking points.

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COVID-19 Safety Statement: SBP requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all team members. SBP team members closely interact with vulnerable populations. As such, we have an obligation to ensure that no team member poses a direct threat to the health or safety of our clients, themselves, or others in the workplace. All vaccinated team members will be required to submit photocopies of the front and back of their vaccination cards prior to onboarding with SBP.

SBP AmeriCorps Benefits:
  • Stipend of $2,100 per month (pre-tax)
  • Free individual health insurance
  • A housing stipend of $175/month for AmeriCorps alumni
  • Relocation reimbursement of up to $500 for eligible members
of $6,895 (Can be used as tuition assistance and/or for repaying qualified student loans and is awarded upon successful completion of a 10-month term of service) * Student loan forbearance for qualified loans
  • Free Mental Health, Financial, and Legal support through the Member Assistance Program
When would you start?
  • We have rolling start dates throughout the year! Submit your application now and one of our recruiters can talk to you about upcoming start dates.
Want to learn more?
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video to hear how we are helping prevent people from reaching their breaking point. * Watch this video to learn

As an AmeriCorps member serving with SBP, you will be part of the growing national service movement. You will receive professional development with a dynamic social-impact organization that is pioneering a new model for disaster recovery to support people, especially those who are most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. If you're committed to learning, have a strong work ethic, and enjoy working with volunteers, we want you on our team!

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