The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is hiring for several Disaster Recovery positions as the conference’s response to Hurricane Florence ramps up.
The goal of UMCSC Disaster Recovery is to accompany communities in need over the long haul of their recovery until a “new normal” is established after a crisis. It works with homeowners who might be on fixed incomes, can’t afford insurance, and don’t qualify for federal disaster assistance.
The conference is accepting applications for these positions:
This full-time, hourly (non-exempt) employee will be working throughout Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties, to assess home damage, verify it is storm-related, provide repair estimates, develop a plan for repairs, and help manage projects and volunteer teams. This is a grant-funded position with an expected term of 6-18 months.
Construction Coordinator Job Description
This full-time, hourly (non-exempt) employee will be working throughout Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties, as the point of contact for all potential and incoming volunteer teams, using excellent communication and organizational skills to stay current on work that needs to be done in order to help recruit teams, maintain records on all volunteer service, and help schedule appropriately skilled volunteer teams for the projects. This is a grant-funded position with an expected term of 6-18 months.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Description
This full-time, hourly (non-exempt) employee will be working throughout Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties, serving as a primary point of contact to facilitate access to a broad range of resources, addressing the client’s complex disaster recovery needs. This is a grant-funded position with an expected term of 6-18 months.
Want to apply?
Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to Tim Whitten, UMCSC Hurricane Florence Disaster Recovery Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMCSC Disaster Recovery coordinates its efforts with the state Emergency Management Division and other non-profit groups through South Carolina Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster.
Want to volunteer?
UMCSC Disaster Recovery needs volunteers to roof houses, repair siding, install sheetrock, repair floors and other tasks to return South Carolina families to safe situations.
Whether you can help for a couple of days or a week. Whether you have an experienced team or you want to come alone and work alongside new friends. Whether you are young or old, experienced or not, local or out-of-state.
Your time and talents are needed. To volunteer, please contact UMCSC Disaster Recovery at:
Want to donate?
The United Methodist Committee on Relief has awarded a $502,886 grant to pay for the first phase of the South Carolina Conference’s recovery efforts at homes flooded in the wake of Hurricane Florence, which caused historic flooding earlier this year across a large swath of northeastern South Carolina. Click here to donate to UMCOR.