SAVE LIVE HELP AT RISK NEIGHBORS: Mountain Empire: Local Program Coordinator-Home Fire Preparedness


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


14298 Lee HighwayBristol, VA 24202


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 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 review a fire safety checklist with the resident, assist the resident n completing a home fire escape plan, and review priority hazard risk and preparedness steps/protective actions. It is part of a smoke alarm home visit team.

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

  • American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation
  • Disaster Services: An Overview optional
  • Home Fire Preparedness Campign Guidance and Training: Safety for Home Visits, Fire Safety and Disaster Education and other required training


Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 1 year

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