UMCOR and The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church are partnering to assist those impacted by Hurricane Irma who need help completing their recovery. They are actively recruiting full-time employees and volunteer family advocates to manage efforts in several of the affected areas including Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties.
Who is needed in each area?
Case Managers to partner with clients for their recovery and facilitate resources to assist them (click here for more information);
Construction Coordinators who can adequately assess the physical damage to the home to estimate the repair costs to restore them to healthy and safe conditions;
Volunteer Coordinators to provide hospitality to volunteer work teams and guidance on the work to be done.
Volunteer family advocates who have five or more volunteer hours a week to give assisting case managers and other recovery staff.
Other positions to be filled:
Grants Coordinator (click here for more information);
Administrative Assistant (click here for more information).
Necessary qualities for all these positions include:
The ability to work a full-time, flexible schedule (involving some nights and weekends);
The skill to clearly and effectively communicate with our clients with empathy and compassion;
Experience with accurate and detailed documentation;
Proficient computer literacy;
Access to reliable transportation;
The understanding that this is a ministry that provides practical assistance to survivors.
Active membership in a United Methodist Church is preferred but not required.
When applying, please send your resume with a cover letter detailing the area in which you want to work, the role for which you’re applying, a brief summary of why you will be successful in this role and your minimum salary requirements.
Hiring for these positions will be done in stages. The first phase is immediate and will focus on Case Management and Grants Coordination.
The second hiring phase in November will continue with those efforts as well as hiring Construction Coordinators and a Volunteer Coordinator.
Phase One training will take place onsite in Lakeland from November 6 – November 8, 2017.
Phase Two hiring and training will be in December 2017.
Phase Three training dates to be determined for early 2018.
These opportunities will make a substantive and positive difference in the lives of our neighbors in need.