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Company: VIPNCCC
Contact Name: Gina

Job Details: Disaster Response- Paid Training- College/HS Students, New Graduates Date: Jan 07 2020

Job Reference: 1213001
Job Category: Entry Level Jobs [ View All Entry Level Jobs Jobs ]
Company Type Employer
Employment type: Full Time, Student
Degree: High School
Experience: 1 years
Location: Portland, Oregon, 97266
Job Skills: No skills or experience required.
No diploma or degree required.
Training provided.
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Excellent options for those interested in business, construction, computer science/IT, carpentry, building trades, environmental management, emergency services, forestry, disaster response, public administration, social sciences, law enforcement, homeland security, public health, writing/journalism, counseling, human services, recreation, non-profit services, or careers with local, state or federal government and organizations.

Opportunities for university, community college and trade school students, high school graduates, GED.


Gain Experience while exploring career options with the government

Gain an competitive edge over other job applicants in both the private and government sectors

Gain management experience as you provide leadership for teams

Gain college credits for continuing education and workforce development (9 credit hours) Gain new contacts by networking with government officials and community agency directors

Gain new skills in your career field and expand your capabilities

Gain additional skills by cross-training in related career fields

Earn $6095 to pay off student debt or pay for future education or job training

Earn bi-weekly pay with all housing and travel paid

Natural Disasters- manage volunteers; managing distribution centers and shelters; preparing and distributing meals; clearing debris; enrolling victims into emergency-assistance databases; mucking and gutting; surveying community assets; distributing educational materials and preparedness kits; implementing disaster-preparedness curricula; GIS mapping for improvements to community emergency response systems

Disaster Survivor Assistance- Work directly with Americans affected by disaster, manage documents, conduct surveys, or work at a recovery center. Register survivors for assistance in the field, utilize systems to map the areas you and your team will canvas, generate daily crew reports, and carry out status inquiries for survivors already registered.

Individual Assistance- Coordinate with nonprofits and government agencies to connect disaster survivors to services. Complete case reviews in Transitioning Sheltering Assistance, help with Direct Housing Missions, call applicants and inform them of the assistance appeal process, and assist in staffing Disaster Recovery Centers.

Logistics- Assist with distribution of supplies to disaster and recovery areas; inventory supplies and manage warehouse storage. Support IT wiring of FEMA facilities, or be there to open and close-out recovery offices.

Planning & GIS Systems- Plan during a disaster or research, write, and manage information for FEMA Regional Offices and Headquarters. Formulate Incident Action Plans and collect information for other products; work closely with planning teams to formulate Incident Maps and input data for map services and databases; assist while specialists produce incident specific geospatial products.

Public Assistance- Be there after disaster strikes to conduct damage assessments and input data for official reports. Participate in kickoff meetings and site visits, compile data for project worksheets, and support public assistance closeout for disasters.

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