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.
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.
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.
Salary & Benefits
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 $5,815, student loan forbearance, uniforms and the opportunity to travel and learn new skills.
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