Versatile position within a dynamic nonprofit that provides relief to survivors of natural disasters. The position is full-time and is responsible for providing efficient and immediate medical care for the ill and the injured members of our AHAH on program family and is responsible for maintaining health and safety on the program, including both base and field ops
Maintain, develop, and promote safe working practices for AHAH program (including on worksite and base), typically involving construction and communal living in an austere, post-disaster environment.
Assists with medical emergency situations involving AHAH staff and volunteers.
Follow AHAH Treatment Guidelines in medical emergencies.
Inventory, organize, and monitor first aid supplies and request additional supplies to be ordered as needed.
Assist with providing time sensitive analysis in response to real time threats and hazards, including weather events, political events, Covid-19, and other potential hazardous incidents.
Maintain, develop, and promote good health, safety, and security practices (including travel safety).
Verify hygienic procedures throughout base and on the work sites.
Support the Program Director and other team members with the development and/or review and implementation of documents, policies, and procedures across the breadth of Health, Safety, and Security including: high quality risk assessments; preventative measures to address relevant hazards and threats in accordance with risk assessments; Safety and Security manual and SOP; Contingency Plans to support potential emergency needs; adequate resources to support a safe, healthy, and secure operation or program.
Support the project team by providing additional resources to fulfill their responsibilities to Health and Safety.
Be the program’s lead for: local expert for support with incident reporting system; Garmin InReach GPS devices and other emergency equipment; health and safety equipment and systems (e.g. medical supplies, PPE, emergency food stocks, etc.).
Coordinate training to maintain safe work and operation practices on base and work site
Conduct or organize First Aid Training Sessions for staff and volunteers when required
Educate staff and volunteers on transmission of infection and disease through training, signage, meeting notes, etc.
Liaise with local medical and emergency services to maintain awareness of local hazards and capacities, and to leverage existing medical and emergency services appropriately.
Contribute to the organization’s real and tangible commitment to diversity, equality and inclusivity efforts in the Operations area.
To be considered for this position you must be fully vaccinated. Subject to applicable guidance, the term fully vaccinated currently refers to when an individual has received either a single-shot vaccine or both doses of a two-shot vaccine, and two weeks have elapsed since the final dose.
Perform other duties as required.
Certified EMT*, Paramedic*, or Nurse; *Must also have wilderness medicine training (WFA, WFR, WEMT or equivalent); Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience in a relevant field. Minimum 3 years of Health and Safety experience; Common sense approach to risk management, which is focused on how to enable teams to deliver project work safely; Exhibits a demonstrated interest in working in the not-for-profit space. [More on application site]
About All Hands and Hearts
All Hands and Hearts effectively and efficiently addresses the immediate and long-term needs of communities impacted by natural disasters. We communicate directly with local leaders and community members and then deploy our unique model of engaging volunteers to enable direct impact, helping to build safer, more resilient schools, homes and infrastructure.
Through community and volunteer engagement, we focus on helping families recover faster after natural disasters using our Smart Response strategy. In doing so, we strengthen both our volunteers and the communities in which we serve.