For more than 40 years, Volunteer Fairfax (VF) has been the heart of volunteering in Fairfax County. The Center matches the skills and interests of volunteers and donors to the needs of local nonprofit organizations, helping to build a better community through service. Through a variety of programs and services, VF strengthens the capacity of our nonprofit members and offers meaningful volunteer opportunities for our citizens.
Volunteer Fairfax is the designated lead agency for Emergency Support Function (ESF) 16 in Fairfax County: Volunteer and Donations Management. During emergencies we recruit affiliated volunteers and manage spontaneous, unaffiliated volunteers the recruitment and deployment of affiliated and spontaneous volunteers during an emergency. Recent activations (virtual and physical) have included the blizzard of January 2016, the Derecho in July 2012, Presidential Inauguration in January 2009, and the Huntington Flood cleanup in May 2006.
The emergency response program manager is responsible for developing, implementing and delivering emergency preparedness programs (including trainings) for Volunteer Fairfax. This position will support the Fairfax County Citizen Corps Council and represent the volunteer center in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD), and other emergency management committees and activities in the county and the Metropolitan Washington Region.
UASI FY1_ Grant responsibilities:
Secondary Program Responsibilities:
40,000 - 45,000
Available benefits include: vacation days, federal holidays, medical, dental, Simple IRA, flexible scheduling, family friendly work environment, professional development opportunities and release time for volunteering.
Submit a cover letter explaining why you think this is a match for you and for Volunteer Fairfax, resume and salary requirement to: Emily Swenson, Chief Operating Officer. In the subject line of your email, please include “ER Program Manager -your last name”. Deadline to apply is January 16, 2017. Please only serious candidates should apply.