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Longmont Accepting AmeriCorps Applications

Post Date:10/04/2017 9:19 AM

The City of Longmont Office of Emergency Management is currently accepting applications for the 2017 –
2018 AmeriCorps Program. These AmeriCorps members will provide support in creating disaster resilient
communities by increasing preparedness of individuals and families through volunteer engagement.
AmeriCorps staff will provide direct service and train volunteer leaders to recruit and educate teams of
volunteers to:

1) Improve preparedness of individuals and families through local collaborative volunteer projects, service
events, and trainings resulting in personal preparedness plans.
2) Expand Local Preparedness Networks and community capacity to respond to disasters by strengthening
partnership networks while building a corps of trained volunteer leaders with specific focus on managing
unaffiliated volunteers in emergency situations.
3) Support long-term recovery and sustainability by increasing organizational capacity to help individuals and
families prepare and, in the case of disaster, more easily respond and recover from current events.

Members will serve 10-month terms beginning in November 2017. For a complete position description visit, or go to to fill out an application. Applications and resumes
must be emailed to no later than Monday, October 16th at 5 p.m.

If you have questions about these positions please contact the City of Longmont Office of Emergency
Management using or 303-651-8438.

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