Save Lives by Helping At-Risk Neighbors Prevent and Prepare for Home Fires!: Home Fire Preparedness


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

143 S. 30th StNewark, OH 43055


About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
The American Red Cross Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) is launching the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign (HFPC) in October 2014. Its goal is to reduce the rate of deaths and injuries due to home fires by 25 percent over 5 years. Its strategy includes participating in a community coalition that targets neighborhoods at-risk for home fires; installs and tests smoke alarms; and provides fire safety and disaster preparedness education/planning. This position exists primarily to ensure all needed locations, materials and equipment are acquired, ready, and in place for the rally and other associated Home Fire Preparedness Campaign events. Also helps coordinate any use of vehicles, staging areas, any refreshments, supplies and other needed logistical support.

OPEN TIME DAYS
40 - 60 hours over the course of 2 -3 months, once a quarter on average

REQUIRED TRAINING
• American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation
• Disaster Services: An Overview (optional)
• Home Fire Preparedness Campaign Guidance and Training: Safety for Home Visits, Fire Safety and Disaster Education, and other required training.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 1 year
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