Fire Safety Campaign - Save Lives by Installing Home Smoke Alarms in Homes at risk for Fires! : Disa

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American Red Cross - Eastern NC Region

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PLACEMENT PURPOSE
The American Red Cross Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) has launched the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. Its goal is to reduce the rate of deaths and injuries due to home fires by 25 percent over 5 years. Help make a difference by 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. Volunteers as part of a smoke alarm home visit team with positions of smoke alarm installers, safety educators and documentors.

OPEN TIME DAYS

5 to 6 hours per scheduled events on weekends

REQUIRED TRAINING
  • Orientation to American Red Cross (online)
  • Disaster Services: An Overview (optional)

HFPC Guidance and Training for Day of Event: Safety for Home Visits, Smoke Alarm Installation, and other required training.

Please go to www.redcross.org and complete the online application (including background check). Once your application has been completed a member of the Volunteer Services team will be in touch with you to get you started on your volunteer journey. Thank you.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

135 Market StreetWashington, NC 27889

(35.54265,-77.05456)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Safety & Disaster Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 hours a month minimum
  • ongoing ?- for the length of the Home Fire Preparedess Campaign

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