PO Box 101 ~ 300 Memorial Drive, South Bend, WA 98586
(360) 875-9340 Office ~ (360) 875-9341 EOC ~ (360) 875-9342 Fax

Monday, May 18, 2015

PCEMA Seeks AmeriCorps Service Member to Conduct Public Outreach

South Bend, Washington – The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is currently seeking applicants for an AmeriCorps Service Member to serve as a Public Education Outreach Coordinator. This Disaster Preparedness Public Education Outreach project will focus on the continued development of disaster preparedness public education programs, coordination and/or instruction of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training and Map Your Neighborhood (MYN) programs, building partnerships with area businesses and schools, developing emergency response resource lists and contacts, and building capabilities for the access and functional needs population including community members identified as economically disadvantaged. The goal of this effort is to develop a cadre of volunteer public educators that have the skills and abilities to educate the citizens and communities in Pacific County about disaster preparedness, the coordination and delivery of public education programs and presentations, as well as the recruitment of volunteer community level responders. 

The Service term is September 1, 2015-July 15, 2016. There is a monthly stipend $1155.00 and a $5,645 Education Award available upon successful completion of the service term.  The position benefits include a health plan, as well as childcare for those who qualify. Participants must be age 18-25. Anyone who is interested in applying can do so at: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=50690&fromSearch=true.  If you have questions or need additional information contact Scott McDougall at: 360-642-9338/360-875-9338 or:                          smcdougall@co.pacific.wa.us.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Come Share Your Tsunami Information

Here is the schedule for the Focus Groups on Wednesday:

Group 1 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Group 2 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Group 3 12:00-1:00 p.m. (feel free to bring a lunch)...
Group 4 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Group 5 5:00-6:00 p.m. (Tokeland)

Groups 1-4 will be at the South Pacific County Administration Facility located at 7013 Sandridge Road in Long Beach, Meeting Room A. You may enter the building at the Health Department entrance and the meeting room will be on your right.

Group 5 will be meeting at the Bayshore RV Park located at 2941 Kindred Avenue in Tokeland.

While we will happily welcome folks who have not signed up ahead of time. Pre registration would be greatly appreciated. You may register by contacting PCEMA Deputy Director Scott McDougall at 360-642-9338, 360 875-9338 or smcdougall@co.pacific.wa.us