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Mobile Disaster Response Team

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

September 1, 2021 - October 4, 2021

Application Window

April 30, 2021 - October 30, 2021

Location

  • Marshalltown, IA

Contact Information

Julie Little
(515) 266-6886
jlittle@iowahabitat.org

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Position Details

Disaster Recovery

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Listing Details

Description

Members serving would have a home base in Marshalltown, Iowa. Members will be deployed the majority of their service either assisting with natural disasters that occur around the state and possibly deploy to other areas of the country. During flooding member may be responsible for mucking and gutting, debris removal and mold suppression. In the event of a tornado they would assist with with tarping homes and temporary home repairs for homes affected. These members will be travelling over 50% of the time. Sleeping arrangements will be provided while on deployment, this could mean sleeping on a cot in a church basement with 20 other members. In the event there is no disaster where members are being called to action members on this team will assist Habitat affiliates across the state with new home build and repairs.

Members serving would have a home base in Marshalltown, Iowa. Members will be deployed the majority of their service either assisting with natural disasters that occur around the state and possibly deploy to other areas of the country. During flooding member may be responsible for mucking and gutting, debris removal and mold suppression. In the event of a tornado they would assist with with tarping homes and temporary home repairs for homes affected. These members will be travelling over 50% of the time. Sleeping arrangements will be provided while on deployment, this could mean sleeping on a cot in a church basement with 20 other members. In the event there is no disaster where members are being called to action members on this team will assist Habitat affiliates across the state with new home build and repairs. Read More

Living Allowance

$1200 - $1450 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

The member will be provided housing while out on deployment. Housing in Marshalltown is offered to members at a rate of $150.00 per month while serving.

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Drivers license required

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Disaster

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, State Service Commission

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Julie Little
(515) 266-6886
jlittle@iowahabitat.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Disaster Recovery

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