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The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) is an AmeriCorps program dedicated to developing the conservation leaders of tomorrow. We’re a non-residential AmeriCorps program composed of AmeriCorps members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community, environment, and regions requiring disaster response efforts. We seek to provide a more welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds and experience levels to ensure a healthy, vibrant, innovative, and sustainable corps. Our goals are to encourage and support more diverse populations serving in an inclusive environment within the UCC and to recognize where we fall short and address our shortcomings.
UCC is a part of AmeriCorps Disaster Response Team (A-DRT), a coalition of service programs from across the country dedicated to mobilizing our members to provide critical services at disaster sites. Over the past 10 years, UCC has sent crews to respond to Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy, flooding in Louisiana, Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, flooding in Iowa, and Hurricane Florence.
DATES: Open until filled. This position is dependent on receipt of Mission Assignment(s).
LOCATION(S): Flexible-on-site coordination before the crew is deployed Southeast Region of the United States or the US Territory of Puerto Rico (Exact location TBD)
PAY RATE: $20.00 per hour + Daily Per Diem during deployment ($55/day; $41.25 on first and last travel days). Overtime may be incurred. Candidates should expect to work each day of the crew’s 30-day deployment, including holidays and pre/post-deployment. The schedule is variable; coordination of multiple crews deployed at different sites may be part of this position.
The initial location is in Logan, Utah, but will be deployed to the assigned disaster site.
The A-DRT Deployment Coordinator is an hourly staff position that is part of a leadership team. The Deployment Coordinator collaborates with the UCC A-DRT Program Coordinator and Deployment Leader in the preparation and execution of deployments. The person in this position is a critical liaison between the Program Coordinator, Deployment Leader, and crew to ensure administrative and on-the-ground needs are met. This is a temporary, hourly position with the Utah Conservation Corps.
Crews consist of approximately 4-6 Crew Members and will be assigned to projects by the Incident Command. This work may include mucking and gutting of affected homes, roof tarping, community volunteer management, and connecting residents to local social services.
Disaster response and recovery is rewarding work, but it is also emotionally and physically challenging. You will be working with communities that have undergone significant trauma and loss. Compassion, resilience, creativity, tenacity, and self-awareness are essential. Once deployed, there will be little to no time off and will include serving on holidays. Additionally, the selected candidate should be prepared to work and live in challenging conditions with little infrastructure. The Deployment Coordinator will assist with crew integration into the assigned Incident Command Unit upon arrival. Additionally, the Deployment Coordinator will:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
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