AmeriCorps Service, Team Leader FEMA Corps
Company: AmeriCorps NCCC
Posted on: January 10, 2021
Travel the country and make an impact on communities in need!
AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is a
residential service program for young adults who want to lead a
tight-knit team while making a difference across the United States.
AmeriCorps team leaders in the NCCC FEMA Corps program deploy to
one of our training locations, then travel with a team of 8-12
young adults throughout their assigned region for 12 months of
full-time, immersive service. Apply by March 31 to begin service in
July.Training LocationsSacramento, California(Location is assigned
upon acceptance into the program. Applicants cannot choose their
location.)Requirements to serveMust be 18 years or olderMust be a
U.S. CitizenMust possess a valid driver's licenseMust pass an
initial drug screening test upon arrival to the programMust be
available to leave your hometown and serve full-time for 12
monthsBenefitsDuring service, you will receive:Basic expenses,
including communal housing, meals, and a limited health benefit.All
program-related travel, including to your training location,
projects, and back home after your service term.A modest living
allowance for your personal expenses.Valuable training in
leadership, technical skills, teamwork, and more.Forbearance for
federally backed student loans.After service, you will receive:The
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,345 to use on future tuition
costs or existing student loans.A competitive edge in your job
search.Position DescriptionYou will lead a team through
administrative service in the areas of logistics, community
relations, individual and public assistance, planning,
preparedness, and recovery activities. Your team could be
conducting data entry, mapping disaster evacuation routes, or
helping sign up survivors for assistance, so adaptability is key!
As a team leader, you will be crucial to your team's success.
You'll be responsible for directing, motivating, and mentoring a
diverse team of young people. FEMA and AmeriCorps staff will look
to you for coordination of project logistics. Gain invaluable
supervisory experience, challenge yourself, and get a foot in the
door to work for the federal government.
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