Volunteer Coordinator - #8021006
SBP believes we have a moral imperative for the safety of our team members, clients, volunteers, and communities in which we serve to safeguard against the spread of COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, SBP has been vigilant in enforcing safety procedures for all individuals serving on-site and will continue to uphold CDC recommendations for workplace safety.
SBP is looking for passionate, service-minded individuals to join our AmeriCorps team!
SBP is a national nonprofit dedicated to shrinking the time between disaster and recovery. Since 2006, we have rebuilt over 2000 homes and developed affordable housing for people impacted by natural disasters. With the dedication and passion of our staff, AmeriCorps members, and volunteers, we help community members return home to safe, sanitary and secure conditions.
JOIN the SBP AmeriCorps team and serve 10 months in one of the following roles:
As a Project Lead you will train and coach volunteers in completing basic construction tasks and celebrate volunteer impact.
As a Volunteer Coordinator you will recruit, onboard and support volunteers.
As a Supply & Logistics Coordinator you will coordinate the operations of SBP's warehouse and delivery system to ensure project sites have the tools and materials they need.
As a Construction Coordinator you will coordinate subcontractor schedules and monitor the progress of construction projects, ensuring proper permits are secured for each site.
As a Client Service Coordinator you will serve as the point of contact and resource for the clients of SBP, assessing clients' needs, provide referrals, and offer support throughout the application and rebuilding processes.
As a Disaster Corps Project Lead you will support response efforts immediately following the impact of natural
disasters. Project Leads who serve under SBP's Disaster Corps will be the first on the ground to provide services to impacted vulnerable populations throughout the United States. New Orleans or Houston ONLY.
Candidates without prior construction experience are still encouraged to apply. If you're committed to learning, have a strong work ethic, and enjoy leading volunteers, we want you on our team.
In New Orleans and Houston, AmeriCorps members may serve in SBP's Opportunity Housing Program in addition to working with home repair clients. The Opportunity Housing Program provides affordable, storm-resilient, energy-efficient homes for sale and rent to lower-income residents, to help them build resilience before disaster strikes. With this work, SBP seeks to prevent future suffering for the most vulnerable by increasing the supply of storm-resilient, affordable homes. Building new homes in addition to repairing existing ones, SBP also helps communities achieve long-term recovery by building back neighborhoods destroyed by a disaster. AmeriCorps members will gain valuable experience in how to redevelop neighborhoods and create housing that is affordable and resilient.
Watch our Anthem to hear how SBP is helping prevent people from reaching their breaking point.
Learn how AmeriCorps members play a part in the growing national service movement and have the opportunity to develop valuable professional skills.
Ready to make a big impact? APPLY TODAY!
Be at least 17 years of age or older.
Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.
Monthly Living stipend of $1,427
An additional $150 monthly housing stipend for individuals who have previously served in AmeriCorps, NCCC, or VISTA
An education award of $6,195 upon successful completion of each 10 month term
Eligibility to postpone repayment of federally-guarantee student loans during their service term. (The National Service Trust will also pay all or a portion of the interest that accrued during the service period.)
Free limited benefits health coverage
Child care assistance
Valuable professional development and opportunities to further their career
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