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1825Part-Time Job - San Francisco CARD - Disaster Preparedness Coordinator

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    Sep 1, 2005
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 09/01/2005 08:29 AM -----

      Job Title: Disaster Preparedness Coordinator
      Organization: San Francisco CARD
      Location: San Francisco
      Salary: $20 per hour (Contract)
      PT  Regular

      Job Description:
      Purpose of Position: San Francisco CARD (Community Agencies Responding to
      Disaster) is a collaboration of non-profits committed to the well being of
      San Francisco’s vulnerable populations.  Together we educate and train
      non-profits to ensure the safety and continued care of their clients in
      disasters.  The Disaster Preparedness Coordinator will assist non-profits
      and other community-based organizations in how to be
      better prepared to provide services to their clients after a disaster.  In
      addition, this position will staff the SF CARD disaster phone line (located
      in the Office of Emergency Services) during the response phase after a
      declared disaster.

      I. COMMUNITY OUTREACH
      --Promote disaster planning for non-profit agencies in San Francisco
      --Actively recruit non-profit agencies in San Francisco to take advantage of
      SF CARD services
      --Evaluate and help develop & update agency disaster plans
      --Encourage agency disaster training (e.g., Fire Department, Neighborhood
      Emergency Response Team (NERT), American Red Cross,
      CPR/First Aid, ham radio networks, etc.)
      --Train agencies and boards including assisting agencies in disaster hazard
      mitigation
      --Help agencies build neighborhood partnerships for coordination of
      resources and response
      --Organize and facilitate monthly multi-agency disaster education meetings,
      workshops, and conferences
      --Provide SF CARD resources and support to community disaster events
      organized by collaborating agencies
      --Build and maintain SF CARD relationships with major response organizations
      as well as member agencies

      II. ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
      --Regularly reports to the SF CARD Chair & Executive Committee
      --Monitor and respond to voicemail and email in a timely manner
      --Regularly provide updates for SFCARD website as well as SF CARD’s disaster
      plan template
      --Attend and provide administrative support for all SF CARD meetings
      --Prepare and distribute SF CARD monthly newsletter via email and website
      --Work with SF CARD Steering Committee to develop and maintain CARD’s
      disaster activation plan
      --Attend designated community disaster meetings
      --Maintain SF CARD membership records & database

      QUALIFICATIONS

      --Bachelor’s Degree in related field or three years of community
      organizing/outreach; experience with disaster preparedness planning or
      helping vulnerable populations preferred
      --Creative, energetic, and detail-oriented individual with strong
      interpersonal and administrative skills
      --Well-organized, self-starter willing to take direction
      --Work well both independently and in a team-driven environment
      --Willingness to find creative solutions to problems and adapt to a changing
      work environment
      --Demonstrated ability to manage, organize and motivate others and to
      communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
      --Ability to work and interact well with individuals from a variety of
      socioeconomic backgrounds and culturally diverse environments
      --Experience with community organizing, program development, event planning
      and quantitative as well as qualitative program evaluation
      --Computer proficiency, including spreadsheet and database management
      --Ability and willingness to travel throughout San Francisco to attend to SF
      CARD business
      --Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle preferred

      Time: 20 hours per week with possibility of up to 20 more
      Pay: $20.00 per hour plus expenses
      Reply by: Position open until filled

      San Francisco CARD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      How to Apply:
      Please submit cover letter and resume to:

      Disaster Preparedness Coordinator Search
      c/o San Francisco Food Bank
      900 Pennsylvania Avenue
      San Francisco, CA 94107
      Email: sfcard@...

      Organization Web Site: www.sfcard.org