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|Position:||Community Recovery Specialist - Hurricane Sandy: Kings, NY|
|Company:||American Red Cross|
|Job Location(s):||New York, NY|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours (i.e. shift):||Variable|
|Starting Salary Range:|
|Required Education:||Bachelor's Degree|
|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Communication - General|
|Job Title:||Community Recovery Specialist - Hurricane Sandy: Kings, NY|
|Area of Interest:||Communications & Media Relations|
The American Red Cross is seeking experienced community organizers to facilitate community problem solving and resilience building around Hurricane Sandy recovery programs.
Leveraging an established strategy, the Specialist will lead community recovery efforts and participate with coalitions of community leaders and stakeholders to identify and act on recovery priorities. Responsibilities include conducting community assessments, identifying current service gaps and resources needed. Conduct outreach activities and act as a liaison between community groups, agencies and the general public.
Position locations include both New York and New Jersey.
New York counties: Bronx, Kings, Queens, Nassau, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Westchester.
New Jersey counties: Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Monmouth, Ocean.
Please note position location on external job title and apply for location preference when submitting your resume.
A current Driver's License is a requirement for consideration.
|Qualifications:||Bachelor's degree in Social Services or related field/Master's Degree preferred or equivalent experience. Knowledge of local community required. Excellent verbal/ written communication skills and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to work with stakeholders and reach consensus. Ability to be flexible and multi-task. Position duration is 1 yr. with a possible extension not to exceed 2 yrs.|
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|Full Time / Part Time:||Full Time|
|Work Schedule:||Variable Schedule|
|Percentage of Travel:||10% - 25%|