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Disaster Program Development VISTA

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

November 18, 2019 - November 18, 2020

Application Window

June 1, 2019 - October 18, 2019

Location

  • Houston, TX

Contact Information

Lauren Tarin
lauren@onestarfoundation.org

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Team Rubicon VISTA

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Description

Team Rubicon is committed to helping underserved communities impacted by disasters. At our core, Team Rubicon is about neighbors helping neighbors. When crisis strikes our communities, we come together to help others on their darkest day. As some veterans transition from military to civilian life, it can be difficult to regain the purpose, community, and identity that is apparent in the military. Continued service through disaster response allows many veterans to regain that sense of mission-focus, that feeling of being a part of something larger than oneself. Team Rubicon is BUILT TO SERVE. The goal is to build disaster management at a local level to more appropriately and proficiently deliver disaster recovery assistance on an immediate as well as long-term scale as well as have a more consistent presence in the community during non-disaster times. Team Rubicon focuses on serving vulnerable and at-risk populations affected by disaster. While the initial damage and trauma of natural disasters will impact any population regardless of socio-economic factors, the financial burden of recovery and rebuilding has dramatic and long-lasting repercussions on many rural and urban populations. Many lack proper insurance and public and private resources allowing natural disasters to disproportionately impact poor and marginalized communities, making it harder for those living in poverty or at low incomes to recover.

Team Rubicon is committed to helping underserved communities impacted by disasters. At our core, Team Rubicon is about neighbors helping neighbors. When crisis strikes our communities, we come together to help others on their darkest day. As some veterans transition from military to civilian life, it can be difficult to regain the purpose, community, and identity that is apparent in the military. Continued service through disaster response allows many veterans to regain that sense of mission-focus, that feeling of being a part of something larger than oneself. Team Rubicon is BUILT TO SERVE. The goal is to build disaster management at a local level to more appropriately and proficiently deliver disaster recovery assistance on an immediate as well as long-term scale as well as have a more consistent presence in the community during non-disaster times. Team Rubicon focuses on serving vulnerable and at-risk populations affected by disaster. While the initial damage and trauma of natural disasters will impact any population regardless of socio-economic factors, the financial burden of recovery and rebuilding has dramatic and long-lasting repercussions on many rural and urban populations. Many lack proper insurance and public and private resources allowing natural disasters to disproportionately impact poor and marginalized communities, making it harder for those living in poverty or at low incomes to recover. Read More

Living Allowance

$1026 - $1026 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Disaster, Veterans & Military Families

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Social Enterprise (nonprofit), Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Lauren Tarin
lauren@onestarfoundation.org

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Team Rubicon VISTA

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