Disaster And Relief Coordinator Volunteer resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Dedicated Versatile Administrator successful in spearheading and completing comprehensive business projects, eager to pursue a career as Programs Specialist at the Department of Career Services. Skilled in community-based planning, project management, policy and program development. Natural Leader and skilled negotiator with a commitment to excellence.
  • Outstanding community leader
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Charismatic public
  • Proposal writing
  • Labor relations and negotiations
  • Presentation software
  • Budgeting
  • MS Office
  • Labor relations and negotiations
  • Workforce planning
Work History
Disaster and Relief Coordinator (Volunteer), 01/2013 to Current
American RedcrossCity, STATE,
  • Disaster & Relief Action Team (Volunteer) Responded to the scene of disasters to provide immediate emergency services to individuals and families.
  • Conducted surveys to determine the types of emergency-related needs that will need to be addressed in disaster planning and provided technical support to others conducting such surveys.
  • Coordinated disaster response or crisis management activities such as ordering evacuations, opening public shelters, and implementing special needs plans and programs.
  • Developed and maintained liaisons with municipalities, county departments, and similar entities in order to facilitate plan development, response effort coordination, and exchanges of personnel and equipment.
  • Consulted with officials of local and area governments, schools, hospitals, and other institutions in order to determine their needs and capabilities in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency.
  • Increased recreational program offerings for community members of all ages.
  • Responded to all inquiries from the general public in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Co-created the annual budget for Disaster and Relief Voluntary Services and submitted it to the American Red Cross for review and approval.
  • Gathered and analyzed data for studies and reports and made recommendations based on findings.
Housing Task Force Coordinator (Intern), 2012 to 2013
Tri- City Community Action ProgramCity, STATE,
  • Researched and provided housing listings, assembled requests for proposals for emergency financial assistance (when funds are available), and actively participated in resolving problems that could lead to homelessness.
  • Provided ongoing project support for stabilization services to families placed in housing and took on the responsibility of overseeing projects that helped homeless families who are not eligible for State-funded Emergency Assistance find shelter.
  • Provided ongoing project support a cross a functional team and responsible for overseeing projects that helped homeless individuals move from the streets to shelter, transitional housing, and permanent housing.
  • Championed projects that helped homeless individuals with transportation, clothing, benefits, mental health/substance abuse counseling, access to health care resources, job search, housing search, and stabilization in housing.
  • Specialized and championed  the Housing Task Force that was responsible for providing Housing and Benefits and helping people with HIV.
  • Co-created the annual budget and submitted it to HUD for review and approval.
Leasing Coordinator/Business Analyst, 2011 to 2012
Harvard University Real Estate ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Conducted assigned projects involving housing activities but not limited to housing development and housing assistance.
  • Assisted in coordination and contract administration of housing projects owned/operated by Harvard Real Estate.
  • Prepared professional staff reports of summarized data, conclusions and recommendations.
  • Gathered and analyzed data for studies and reports and made recommendations based on findings.
  • Coordinated city redevelopment efforts and resolved zoning disputes.
  • Responded to client's complaints and requests for information and services.
  • Provided routine assistance to the public and assisted other department staff involved in related housing.
BBA: Business Administration and International Relations, Expected in May 2012
  • Managed a caseload of more than 20 clients at any given time as I Interned at Tri- Community Action Program
  • Led 4 skill development workshops each month to prepare clients for employment.
  • Oversaw production and distribution of an innovative disaster recovery brochure nationally recognized as a best practices resource.
  • Supervised a local team during a multi-state, federally-directed disaster exercise.
  • Addressed and resolved an average of 20 inquiries each week, consistently meeting or surpassing all performance benchmarks.
Additional Information
CPR and First Aid License, MAP License and Real Estate License

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