Americorps - Seattle King County Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

King County   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on June 6, 2022
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Seattle King County Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
This position will support Public Health-Seattle and King County's Emergency Preparedness Team and emergency response capabilities by coordinating a cadre of more than 1,000 volunteers, supporting community public health and emergency preparedness, response, and resiliency efforts, coordinating activities of emergency response teams, representing Public Health Preparedness in regional coalitions, and serving in Public Health's emergency operations center during exercises and emergency responses. The goal of these activities are to boost community resilience, identify and eliminate system gaps, and eliminate disparate impacts of disasters on King County residents. Interviews are expected to be held between June and July on a rolling basis until position is filled, with an anticipated start date of October 3rd.
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Member Duties : This position will support Public Health-Seattle and King County's Emergency Preparedness Team by assisting with the management of the Public Health Reserve Corps, which will includes volunteer recruitment, processing volunteer applications, managing communications, supporting training plans, performing administrative tasks, event planning, and coordinating volunteers in emergency responses as they occur. This position will support the ongoing COVID-19 response including COVID vaccine efforts. This position will also help plan and participate in emergency drills and exercises, participate in real-world responses in Public Health's Emergency Operations Center, plan and facilitate meetings and support accomplishment of workplans for Public Health's emergency response teams, represent Public Health at local and state emergency preparedness workgroups, and help plan and participate in community public health and emergency resiliency events.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend . 
Terms :
Service Areas :
Disaster Relief . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Disaster Services ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking . 

This position is not eligible for King County leave, holiday, insured, or other benefits.  Please contact the recruiter on the posting for any additional questions regarding associated benefits.

Are you enrolled full time in a undergraduate or graduate program?
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If you answered yes to the previous question, please tell us the school you are with, the program you are enrolled in, your major, and your anticipated graduation date.
Please tell us about your interest in this internship, and how it will help you with your long-term goals.
Working in the King County Medical Examiner's Office involves coming in contact with multiple decedents every day, and the sights and smells of the office can be unsettling. Please describe your experience with this, and any concerns you have.
This position handles evidence, case work, human remains and other confidential material. Please describe your experience in maintaining the privacy and security of sensitive and confidential material.
This position requires long hours of standing, and long hours of sitting. Do you have the ability to stand and sit for long periods of time?
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This position will conduct interviews with those who have recently lost a family member to overdose. How will you go about respecting the feelings of those you are interviewing, while also gathering needed information?
Please list your available hours and days (we understand that this will likely change quarterly)

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