Stop home fires!! Install home smoke alarms and help families plan escape routes. Training provided.


(42.113667,-124.33507)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

96082 Lone Ranch PkwyBrookings, OR 97415


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 appropriately install new smoke alarms or batteries in working smoke alarms and to test them. It is part of a smoke alarm home visit team.

OPEN TIME DAYS
5-10 hours per weekend, once a quarter on average

REQUIRED TRAINING
  • American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation
  • Disaster Services: An Overview (optional)
  • HFPC Guidance and Training: Safety for Home Visits, Smoke Alarm Installation, and
    other required training.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 1 year

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