Employment

Volunteer Florida is a great place to work! We value the unique talents of each of our employees and encourage a positive, fun culture for our team. In addition, as an employer of national service, Volunteer Florida recognizes the unique skills of national service alumni. Accordingly, AmeriCorps alumni, returned Peace Corps volunteers, and other national service participants are encouraged to apply to our job openings.

Employment Opportunities

Volunteer Florida is currently looking for a Hurricane Ian Disaster Case Management Program Contractor to handle the management of disaster case management services to support recovery from the 2022 Hurricane Ian (DR-4673-FL). Total funding available from this management is approximately $1,876,631.

Deadline to Apply:

February 3, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. EST

Purpose of Disaster Case Management (DCM) Program:

Disaster Case Management (DCM) as defined in the FEMA 2017 Program Guidance is a time-limited process that involves a partnership between a case manager and a disaster survivor (also known as a “client”) to develop and carry out a Disaster Recovery Plan.  This partnership provides the client with a single point of contact to facilitate access to a broad range of resources.  The process involves an assessment of the client’s verified disaster-caused unmet needs, development of a goal-oriented plan that outlines the steps necessary to achieve recovery, organization and coordination of information on available resources that match the disaster-caused unmet needs, the monitoring of progress toward reaching the recovery plan goals, and when necessary, client advocacy.

Project Summary:

The Disaster Case Management Program (DCMP) funds have been awarded to Volunteer Florida by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide disaster case management services to survivors of DR-4673-FL. The projected number of approved registrants will be determined using the FEMA Disaster Case Management Program Guidance. Federal DCMP provides eligible Hurricane Ian survivors with case management for unmet needs to aid individuals in recovery efforts.

Contractor Detail Summary:

The successful contractor will assist with the State of Florida’s recovery efforts by contracting with Volunteer Florida as the primary point of contact with provider agencies and giving overall leadership to the project. This contractor will coordinate and oversee all aspects of the DCMP, serving survivors of Hurricane Ian. The contractor will manage and build out staff to adequately administer the DCMP. The contractor will be responsible for oversight management of the FEMA Disaster Case Management Program providing administrative, program execution, reporting and closeout activities necessary for the grant program. Contractor will coordinate with FEMA and other Federal/State agencies as required. Further, this contractor will work to identify qualified service providers through an application process. They will provide oversight of Program Managers as well as management of a portfolio of subgrantees, ensuring sub-grantees make affected communities and counties aware of the types of individual assistance available. They will further collect data, analyze, and prepare reports within strict deadlines. Additionally, contractor will develop, support and conduct training and technical assistance to build capacity of sub-grantee organizations.

Desired Skills and Experience:

It is anticipated that the successful contractor will have a working knowledge and prior experience working in coordination or implementation of a similar DCMP program and working with direct grant recipients in the management and administration of the FEMA Individual Assistance Programs and Disaster Case Management Programs. Proposer should have an office location within 1 of the 26 IA declared counties within 10 days of the contract award.

Click here to download additional information on this application request.

About Volunteer Florida:

Volunteer Florida is the state’s lead agency for volunteerism and national service for Florida. Volunteer Florida administers over $24M in federal and state funding to deliver high-impact national service and volunteer programs in Florida.

To Apply:

Click here to access the application via Blackbaud.

If you have questions or technical difficulties, please contact:
Shanelle Del Pino
Grants and Contracts Manager
Volunteer Florida
1545 Raymond Diehl Road, Suite 250
Phone: (850) 901-7362
E-mail: shanelle@volunteerflorida.org

The Recruitment Consultant is responsible for supporting the recruitment efforts of Volunteer Florida’s AmeriCorps programs, collectively recruiting over 1,700 positions annually. Additionally, the Recruitment Consultant will support the growth and development of community based partnerships including nonprofits, college campuses and high schools.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about national service and knowledgeable about partnership development and recruitment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Recruitment Consultant’s primary responsibilities include: 

  • Assess results of recent statewide recruitment survey and further develop needs and opportunities through virtual meetings with all AmeriCorps programs.
  • Develop and execute a strategic recruitment plan that outlines goals, benchmarks, and tactics that will enhance recruitment efforts.
  • Work closely with AmeriCorps programs to determine localized recruitment strategies and support.
  • Partner with the External Affairs Department on AmeriCorps collateral development and distribution.
  • Develop and provide train the trainer type training on recruitment topics for AmeriCorps programs
  • Lead on monthly/bi-monthly recruitment meetings to discuss recruitment strategies, applicant numbers and quality, assess strategies in place, and pivot/revise plans when necessary.
  • Identify high-ROI events in local regions and identify local staff/alumni who may attend.
  • Identify potential state or local partners and cultivate relationships leading to both formal (MOU) and informal partnerships.
  • Support local programs in identifying potential local partners, such as college career centers, professors, administrators, local workforce development centers, and community leaders.
  • Establish and maintain a system for tracking national and regional partnerships, develop metrics for successful partnerships, and review/revise on an annual basis.

Salary is approximately $35,000/year.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, provide your resume and cover letter to careers@volunteerflorida.org. Within your cover letter, include 3-5 strategies to describe how you would approach the AmeriCorps Recruitment Consultant scope of work.

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