FREED is currently recruiting for 2 open positions!

Housing Coordinator – Grass Valley Office

FREED is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Housing Coordinator based in the Grass Valley office. This position will provide housing supportive services to individuals with disabilities living in Nevada County who are at risk of homelessness or experiencing homelessness. Housing coordination services including one-on-one housing coordination and advocacy; community education through workshops, housing related peer support groups, and connecting individuals to financial assistance for obtaining or maintaining housing. A key component of this position is coordination and collaboration with county, state, and local community partners. The Housing Coordinator works actively to increase housing opportunities for people with disabilities. EOE, Individuals with disabilities strongly encouraged to apply. 30 – 40 hours per week.

Interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume summarizing qualifications and experience to Annie Mikal-Heine at jobs@FREED.org.

Housing Coordinator Job Description

Emergency Preparedness Specialist – Grass Valley Office

FREED is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Emergency Preparedness Specialist based in our Grass Valley office. This position will provide personal emergency preparedness educational information to community members and PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) mitigation services to individuals with disabilities that use durable medical equipment/life-sustaining medical devices living in Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sierra, Sutter, and Yuba Counties. The Emergency Preparedness Specialist will work FREED staff to offer eligible consumers backup power solutions (batteries, hotel stays, and gas/food vouchers) before or during PSPS events. The Emergency Preparedness Specialist will also work to provide community members with the latest emergency preparedness information, alert system resources, COVID-19 PPE, PG&E Medical Baseline enrollment, and emergency supply kits.  Key components of this position are working with FREED staff to understand the needs of people with disabilities in rural communities and responding rapidly to disasters in real-time. EOE, Individuals with disabilities strongly encouraged to apply. 40 hours per week. The position is contracted through December of 2021 with the hope of extending the contract into 2022 and beyond.

Interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume summarizing qualifications and experience to Brian Snyder at jobs@FREED.org.

Disability Disaster Specialist Job Description