AmeriCorps Project Lead

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Position description

SBP shrinks the time between disaster and recovery.

We can’t prevent natural disasters, but we can prevent some of the suffering they cause. By increasing resilience before disasters occur and streamlining the post-disaster recovery process, we’re able to fortify people against unnecessary stress and trauma.

Started in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, we are currently supporting recovery in eight disaster-affected communities. With our construction system enhanced and optimized through an ongoing partnership with Toyota, which helped implement lean manufacturing processes, SBP rebuilds homes far below market rate and carries out construction projects with much lower subsidies than traditional affordable housing models.

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SBP, a social impact organization focused on disaster resilience and recovery, is hiring an AmeriCorps Project Lead to serve with the Mayfield Graves County Long Term Recovery Group. The Mayfield Graves County Long Term Recovery Group exists to address the needs of the community in response to damage sustained from natural disasters. They provide spiritual, emotional, physical and financial resources to those affected by disaster.

Essential Functions:

-Maintain a clean, safe, and organized worksite.
-Ensure that all construction work is of the highest quality.
-Actively participate in construction projects completing each phase of construction on schedule with or without the presence of volunteers. 
-Interact professionally and maintain a positive attitude when interacting with other team members, staff, homeowners, and volunteers.
-Maintain the ability to perform strenuous physical labor in different climates over long periods of time.
-Communicate goals and homeowner’s story to volunteers, and educate them on the area and the effects of the storm.
-Supervise, participate alongside, and provide effective training and constructive feedback to volunteers who are completing insulation, drywall, mudding, painting, flooring, trim, doors, and other phases of construction.


-Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with CDC guidelines and recommendations and able to provide documentation of vaccination status prior to engaging in SBP’s AmeriCorps Program.
-Be at least 17 years of age or older.
-Have a high school diploma or its equivalent
-Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States




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