* After you've applied for these fine jobs, be sure to check the topical lists (at the left) to find link to other job posting locations!
A HELPING HAND TO OTHERS IN NEED
Remember, just because the initial disaster is over and out of the headlines, the recovery period is often very long for survivors. Natural Disasters often take years, not days, for recovery. Do get your 'Grab and Go' bag ready for whatever natural disasters are common for your area. Advance planning saves lives and hastens recovery. Ready.gov is a good place to start your family preparedness education.
HEALTH: Combatting Ebola If you are wondering how to best stop this disease, start contributing to organizations working on the front lines of this international disaster.
Doctors Without Borders: has worked tirelessly to help reign in the outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Senegal. The organization began responding to the outbreak back in March 2014, and has over 3,000 people deployed to help the affected regions. To date, they have lost 9 of the 16 medics who have contracted Ebola in West Africa. Financial assistance helps beat the disease back.
AmeriCares: Help provide supplies to stop the Ebola outbreak in Africa. The fragile health systems in the region are ill-equipped to handle a health crisis of this scale, and the shortage of critical supplies and loss of skilled health workers continues to hamper the best efforts to contain the disease. You can help!
CLEAN WATER: Billions live without clean, safe drinking water. You can change this today through Charity Water.
ANIMAL AID: Veterinarians without Borders - Their mission is to work for, and with, communities in need to foster the health of animals, people and the environments that sustain us.
WILDFIRE DISASTER: BOLES FIRE, Weed, CA: Weed is a very small town with a huge heart in rural northern California. Right now that heart is broken as over 100 homes were destroyed in a SINGLE AFTERNOON of rampaging fire. In addition to 100 plus homes, Weed lost two churches, and the public library. There was damage to the elementary school and the Roseburg Lumber Mill (a major employer). If you'd like to help out, contact the new hub. You can keep track of the recovery efforts through Facebook. Look For 'Boles Fire Victims' or 'Siskiyou County Fire Donations' just to mention a few. Right now the need is for for funds to people to rebuild their lives. Financial donations can be made through the Shasta Regional Foundation. Help really is needed for this hard hit community.
NATURAL DISASTER: Haiti, one of the poorest nations, still is recovering from a huge earthquake followed by a bad storm season.