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


(44.148636,-93.98762)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

105 Homestead RoadMankato, MN 56001


About

PLACEMENT PURPOSE
The American Red Cross launched the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign (HFPC) in October 2014, with the goal 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 coordinate all aspects of the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign - Smoke Alarm program planning and implementation within a given chapter/territory. The Local Program Coordinator may work independently or engage a number of campaign leads to coordinate each event (Volunteer Recruitment Lead, External Relations Lead, Neighborhood Captain, Rally Logistics Lead, etc).

OPEN TIME DAYS
average 20 hrs per month year round

REQUIRED TRAINING
• American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation
• Disaster Services: An Overview (optional)
• Media, Liaison, Collaboration (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+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 1 year, renewable
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