Want to help save a life by installing smoke alarms?: Cincinnati and Ohio River Valley: ORV Home Fi


(38.7401,-82.9782)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1801 Robinson Ave.Portsmouth, OH 45662


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 coordinate all aspects of Home Fire Preparedness Campaign program planning and implementation. The Local Coordinator coordinates all activities in advance and on the day of the event.

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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