Hurricane Irma Relief

Florida-based Alpha1 Staffing+Search Firm Awarded Emergency Services Staffing Contract, Activates Florida’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)

MIRAMAR, FL – Sept 13, 2017—  South Florida based Alpha1 Staffing+Search Firm, a leading human capital management, strategic staff augmentation and recruiting firm headquartered in Miramar, FL has been awarded a two-year extension for the provisioning of emergency staffing services. The firm activated its plans to swiftly support Florida’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) in response to Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 natural disaster that battered the Caribbean and Florida.

As a premiere contractor for the past five years under this federally funded program, Alpha1 Staffing has provided more than 800 personnel in support of Florida’s D-SNAP under contract with the South Florida Workforce Investment Board.

In this role, Alpha1 Staffing offers emergency short term or temporary program administration when the area is given a federal disaster declaration and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approves an Emergency SNAP in the area. Alpha1 is qualified and experienced to provide such staffing services and is duly authorized to practice in the State of Florida.

Alpha1’s D-SNAP emergency response program management activities include: 

  • Recruitment, hiring and training necessary staff
  • Conducting a background screening consistent with program criteria, as set by the client.
  • Ensuring employees adhere to all policies and procedures outlined by the client.
  • Assigning worksite and schedule instructions to personnel.
  • Management of timekeeping and payment processing activities.

“Our team of disaster recovery recruiters are standing at the ready, actively recruiting individuals to immediately deploy out to the field to support the provisioning of emergency food benefits to Irma disaster survivors” said President, Founder and CEO Ms. Garrie J. Harris. “We thank President Donald J. Trump for declaring Florida a disaster area, and immediately releasing federal funds to allow the Honorable Governor, Rick J. Scott and the State of Florida help those in need” added Ms. Harris. 

About Alpha 1 Staffing

Government entities such as Miami-Dade County, City of Miami, Broward County, City of Miramar, the USDA and the U.S. Navy call on Alpha 1 Staffing for their personnel and contingent workforce needs because of the firm’s 8-hour perfect match guarantee, 10-year history of on-time delivery for county and municipal clients, and commitment to excellence in customer service.

Founded by Bethune Cookman and Dartmouth Alum Ms. Garrie Harris in 2007, Alpha 1 Staffing / Search Firm LLC employs a growing base of thousands of employees throughout Florida and neighboring states. The firm’s public sector/municipal clients have consistently rated the firm’s performance and capabilities as “exceptional”. The mission of Alpha 1 Staffing / Search Firm is to become a “force multiplier” for its customers and teaming partners in the private and public sectors by delivering comprehensive turnkey staffing solutions. The firm is proudly MBE certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), and is a Self-Certified as an Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) and Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). 

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