PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Provide support to the Office of Emergency Management with managing and supporting the CERT social media and website communications. This volunteer position will become an active member of the department and an affiliated Fire District volunteer. Position may require a 5-15 hour a week commitment and become the point person for the department on our CERT social media/ website outreach efforts.
Assist with developing, implementing and supporting the Menlo Fire CERT social media and website content.
Assist with monitoring, updating, and maintain social media presence on Facebook and Next-door by reviewing monthly emergency preparedness messaging.
Assist with creating and marketing emergency preparedness social media posting content.
Assist with staying current on emerging industry trends and stay up-to-date on social media innovations and best practices.
Assist with growing the CERT brand presence within the communities by utilizing social media.
Assist with managing the CERT website and learning Wild Apricots (website system application).
Assist with CERT newsletters and OEM social medial publications.
High school education or equivalent. Knowledge of the CERT program. Strong communications skills ability to edit newsletter, edit program website, and correspond with CERT membership and public. Computer software skills in word processing, spreadsheets and other applications. Social media interests. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to work effectively with the public, other employees and agencies. Ability to meet the physical demands of the position as established by the Department.
Must have a basic understating of the CERT program and emergency management. Willing to go through a formal background check.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:
Non- strenuous activities. Work can be done remotely but will require occasional in-person meetings with staff time from time to time. Ability to work on computer or at desk for a minimal amount of time. Regular phone-check ins and conference calls with Office of Emergency Management.
Please send your resume and interests for this position to Andrés Acevedo (CERT Program Coordinator)
Menlo Fire CERT
Menlo Park Fire Protection District
Fire Station 1
300 Middlefield Road
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