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Volunteer Software Engineers and Product Developers for CovidActNow.org

COVID ACT NOW (CovidActNow.org)

March 23, 2020, 11 p.m. - April 30, 2020, 1 a.m. EDT

A team of data scientists, engineers, and designers in partnership with epidemiologists, and public health officials built a tool [https://covidactnow.org/] designed to spur state and local governments into action to slow the spread of CoVid-19. This tool aims to enable political leaders to quickly make decisions in their Coronavirus response informed by best available data and modeling. It is now being used by government and covid response leaders to answer critically important questions such as: What will the impact be in my region be and when can I expect it? How long until my hospital system is under severe pressure? What is my menu of interventions, and how will they address the spread of Coronavirus? The site launched on Friday March 19th, since then it has had 3.2 million visitors and was used as input in the decisions of Anchorage and Dallas to institute ‘sheltering-in-place’. One critical request is from a federal government agency hoping to use this model and some of the presentation elements to help coordinate crisis response efforts (i.e. where to send masks). The platform is also being extended to support government agencies, medical device manufacturers, and front-line health providers plan for and respond to covid. The Request CovidActNow.org is requesting full-time+ help from experienced leaders in software engineering, UX, data science, and scalable support system design Start date: week of Monday 3/23/20 Availability: between the hours of 8pm - 10pm Specific Needs Product or Program Management: Currently there is a group of about 10 volunteers providing help sporadically, as well as a very rapidly changing set of needs and requests of the tool. CovidActNow.org's biggest area of need is someone able and willing to keep the effort organized & help plan the short/medium term roadmap. Full Stack SWE: There is a website (built with react.js), data pipelines, data visualization and other misc development work that needs to be done. [Data] Science: CovidActNow.org model outputs will be used by government officials and the public to inform crisis response. Ensuring they are accurate, up-to-date, and trustworthy is a key priority. Any scientists who are willing to lend their critical eye and expertise to the modeling effort (keeping in mind that this is a specialist field and CovidActNow.org need to maintain some humility and avoid the Dunning-Kruger effect) would be a huge help. UX Design: The product development team is currently blocked on UX design; CovidActNow.org could really use a strong UX design resource who can work with engineers to design & iterate features fast] Support Systems: CovidActNow.org is getting about 50 inbound emails an hour currently. CovidActNow.org would love someone to set up a basic / pragmatic system to support this flow and route to the appropriate person or team who can help. CovidActNow.org needs to triage for the most important requests first: hospitals, US Gov, and medical device manufacturers. (If this keeps up CovidActNow.org will need a support function)

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Administrative - Loudoun County Volunteer Rescue Squad

Loudoun County Fire Rescue

Flexible times

Volunteering is an excellent way to serve within our community. Essential to the successful operation of our company are our volunteers backing up our firefighters and rescuers in organization and administration within our company. Highly involved, our volunteers in administration support the daily operation of the company and its future success. We are seeking volunteers to lead and assist in many areas, including, but not limited to:- Open House Chairs: Develops community education program and tracks budget, seeks and creates sponsor banners and requests county support - Public Education Event Coordinators: Monitors events; and e-mail, responds to any requests for coverage, and manages schedule of public education events using Google Calendar- Event planners: Develops events concepts and budget, and oversees overall plan, food, entertainment, activities, staffing, prizes, etc -Interpreters: Interprets on calls, translates brochures, and assists with outreach - Recruitment & Retention: Develops survey questions, produces reports and survey results, and conducts ongoing surveys of volunteers as well as exit surveys -Website Developers/Administrators (design or content): Designs collateral materials as needed, responds to inquiries submitted via website, manage/resize picture/images, write/proof/edit for website - Social Media Administrators: Posts updates and photos about events and activities - Publicity/Newspaper Liaisons/Press Release Writers: Works with publicity and chair and other committee members to determine content for Fireline Ad, writes and provides content and pictures for Fireline Ad to local newspaper, works on design with publisher, writes and distributes press releases about company events, honors, activities, etc., manages list of contacts at local and area newspapers- Office Administrator: Answers phone, takes messages, greets station visitors, data entry, filing and running reports as needed - Administrative Committee Chairs: Works with the volunteer company's president to determine goals and priorities for the year, manages job and task descriptions, coordinates sign-up of volunteer administrators for tasks, trains new volunteer administrators, and keeps a pulse on volunteer administrators to ensure volunteer administrators are having their needs met and enjoying their participation - Social Event Planners, Open House Coordinators, Recruitment Coordinators, Photographers, Chaplains, Grant Writers, In-Station Training Coordinators and many other roles. We’ll work with your skills, interests, and passions and your schedule. Expectations and Qualifications: Most work can be done offsite or during evening hours, but must meet deadlines. Include on your application any special consideration, experiences or requirements that we should know about relating to the job duties.**Call or Text 571-442-2801 or Info/to apply*Below is a brief list of the many perks and benefits we can offer to our volunteers:Tuition Reimbursement (up to $4,000)Retirement BenefitHealth InsuranceLoudoun County Credit UnionReduced personal property tax / Free County tax stickerLocal business discountsNon-operational administrative volunteer opportunitiesNumerous other tangible benefits PLUS a sense of accomplishment, community, family, and camaraderie.

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Loudoun County Volunteer Rescue Squad
Leesburg, Virginia 20175

Administrative - Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company

Loudoun County Fire Rescue

Flexible times

Volunteering is an excellent way to serve within our community. Essential to the successful operation of our company are our volunteers backing up our firefighters and rescuers in organization and administration within our company. Highly involved, our volunteers in administration support the daily operation of the company and its future success. We are seeking volunteers to lead and assist in many areas, including, but not limited to:- Open House Chairs: Develops community education program and tracks budget, seeks and creates sponsor banners and requests county support - Public Education Event Coordinators: Monitors events; and e-mail, responds to any requests for coverage, and manages schedule of public education events using Google Calendar- Event planners: Develops events concepts and budget, and oversees overall plan, food, entertainment, activities, staffing, prizes, etc -Interpreters: Interprets on calls, translates brochures, and assists with outreach - Recruitment & Retention: Develops survey questions, produces reports and survey results, and conducts ongoing surveys of volunteers as well as exit surveys -Website Developers/Administrators (design or content): Designs collateral materials as needed, responds to inquiries submitted via website, manage/resize picture/images, write/proof/edit for website - Social Media Administrators: Posts updates and photos about events and activities - Publicity/Newspaper Liaisons/Press Release Writers: Works with publicity and chair and other committee members to determine content for Fireline Ad, writes and provides content and pictures for Fireline Ad to local newspaper, works on design with publisher, writes and distributes press releases about company events, honors, activities, etc., manages list of contacts at local and area newspapers- Office Administrator: Answers phone, takes messages, greets station visitors, data entry, filing and running reports as needed - Administrative Committee Chairs: Works with the volunteer company's president to determine goals and priorities for the year, manages job and task descriptions, coordinates sign-up of volunteer administrators for tasks, trains new volunteer administrators, and keeps a pulse on volunteer administrators to ensure volunteer administrators are having their needs met and enjoying their participation - Social Event Planners, Open House Coordinators, Recruitment Coordinators, Photographers, Chaplains, Grant Writers, In-Station Training Coordinators and many other roles. We’ll work with your skills, interests, and passions and your scheduleExpectations and Qualifications: Most work can be done offsite or during evening hours, but must meet deadlines. Include on your application any special consideration, experiences or requirements that we should know about relating to the job duties**Must be Committed**Call or Text 571-442-2801 or Info/to apply*Below is a brief list of the many perks and benefits we can offer to our volunteers:FREE EMS training and Free CertificationsTuition Reimbursement (up to $4,000)Retirement BenefitHealth InsuranceLoudoun County Credit UnionReduced personal property tax / Free County tax stickerLocal business discountsNon-operational administrative volunteer opportunitiesNumerous other tangible benefits PLUS a sense of accomplishment, community, family, and camaraderie.

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Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company
Leesburg, Virginia 20175

Firefighter - Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company

Loudoun County Fire Rescue

Flexible times

Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company is always looking for energetic and motivated volunteers to join our team! We are one of the busiest stations in the county, responding to nearly 5,000 fire and emergency medical related calls annually. Dispatches range from relatively minor emergencies such as fire alarms or slips and falls to large scale incidents like cardiac arrests, auto accidents, hazardous material releases, structure fires and train derailments (metro coming).Description of Duties: - Prepares citizens to prevent fire damage by developing and conducting educational and training programs - Ensures availability of water at fire scene by testing hydrants; requesting and expediting repairs; verifying repair- Minimizes fire damage by responding to alarms; driving and operating equipment; regulating water pressure; combating and extinguishing fires; rescuing and reviving people- Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; notifying supervisor of needed repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques- Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshop[s; studying publications; participating in scheduled drills - Maintains fire station building, grounds, and related equipment by completing maintenance schedules- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as neededFirefighter Skills and Qualifications: Lifting, Physical Fitness, decision Making, Handles Pressure, Deals with Uncertainty, Judgement, Objectivity, Dependability, Emotional Control, Safety Management.Benefits:.

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Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company
Leesburg, Virginia 20175

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