Work from the nearest coffee shop.
If you are or know someone who is a communications major and has some emergency management and perhaps research in your background, this might be a perfect one-year project position, see Communications & Engagement Manager.
The best part is that you don't have to move — no matter where you are today. The position can work remotely, thus — at the closest coffee shop, your bedroom, at the park ...
Don't get hung up on the listed preferred degrees, which are required by University of Washington for the job classification. There is flexibility on the part of the hiring official to interpret those.
This is a new position, so you have to be a self-starter and be comfortable working with a blank sheet of paper on how to move forward. The initiative is the Impact360 Alliance.